Changes to National Minimum Wage Rate
Following recommendations from the Low Pay Commission, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has announced the National Minimum Wage rates that will apply from 1 October 2012:
- The adult rate (for workers aged 21 and over) will increase by 11p from £6.08 to £6.19 per hour
- The rate for workers aged 18-20 will remain £4.98 per hour
- The rate for workers aged 16-17 will remain at £3.68 per hour
- The rate for apprentices will increase by 5p from £2.60 to £2.65
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