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Wednesday 1 October 2014

National Minimum Wage

The National Minimum Wage will be increased.With effect from 1 October 2014 the following rates apply :-

Workers aged 21 and over £6.50 per hour (currently £6.31)

Workers aged 18-20 £5.13 per hour (currently £5.03)

Workers aged 16-17 £3.79 per hour (currently £3.72)

The apprentice rate will be £2..73 (currently £2.68) but strict criteria apply.