New Minimum Wage rates

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1st October means one thing: changes to the National Minimum Wage. Here goes:

  • The rate for those aged between 21 and 24 has risen from £6.70 per hour to £6.95.
  • For workers aged 18 to 20, it’s now £5.55 instead of £5.30.
  • The young workers’ rate for those aged 16 and 17 is £4.00 instead of £3.87.
  • The apprentice rate has risen by 10p to £3.40.

For workers aged 25 and over, the national living wage of £7.20 per hour continues to apply.