National Minimum Wage increases announced

The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills has today announced that with effect from 1 October 2013 the adult National Minimum Wage will increase.

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With effect from 1 October 2013 the adult National Minimum Wage will increase from £6.19 to £6.31 per hour, an increase of 2%.

The rates for young workers and apprentices will increase on 1 October 2013 as follows:

  • 18-20 year olds: increase 5p per hour from £4.98 to £5.03
  • 16-17 year olds: increase 4p per hour from £3.68 to £3.72
  • Apprentice increase 3p per hour from £2.65 to £2.68