From 1st October 2014 the National Minimum Wage rates are increasing. Please ensure you review and amend the rates for your employees from this date.
The hourly rate for employees under 18 years of age increases from £3.72 to £3.79 per hour
The hourly rate for employees between 18 to 20 years of age increases from £5.03 to £5.13 per hour
The hourly rate for those employees aged 21 and over increases from £6.31 to £6.50 per hour
The hourly rate for apprentices increases from £2.68 to £2.73 per hour
The apprentice rate is for those aged 16 to 18 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.