National Minimum Wage from 1 October 2013

  The National Minimum Wage rates are increasing from 1 October 2013. They will be:   •         Apprentice rates: £2.68 per hour. * But see note below. •         Under 18s: £3.72 per hour. •         18 to 20 years: £5.03 per hour. •         Age 21 years and over:...

National Minimum Wage Rates

New rates came into force on 1 October 2012 and are: £6.19 per hour for workers aged 21 and over – a rise of 11p £4.98 per hour for 18-20 year olds – no change £3.68 per hour for workers above school leaving age but under 18 – no change £2.65 per...

Minimum wage increased from 1 October 2009

New minimum wage rates will apply from 1 October 2009. These show a small increase from the 2008 rates, the increases having been proposed while the rate of inflation was considerably higher than now. The new rates and rates of increase are : Full rate (age 22 and...

National Minimum Wage changes April 2009

All employers should be aware that changes have been introduced to the penalties that will automatically be levied after 6 April 2009 if you fail to observe your obligations regarding payment of National Minimum Wage rates. From 6 April 2009, a new automatic penalty...