Primark announces pay increase for UK staff

Exterior of Primark Burnley store with people walking past

Primark is to increase the hourly wage of its retail assistants across the UK, meaning around 26,000 colleagues will receive an average pay rise of 12%.

Store colleagues across England, Scotland and Wales will see their hourly pay rise to £11 an hour and London-based colleagues will see an increase to £11.51.

The rise will come into effect from April 1. Retail assistants will then be paid around 24% more than they were in 2021.

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