September 2011

September 2011


Miniumum Wage to Change in October

The NMW rates are reviewed each year by the low pay commission and from 1st October 2011 the national minium wage will increase again:

Aged 21 and over£6.08(£5.93)
Aged 18 to 20£4.98(£4.92)
Aged 16 to 17£3.68(£3.64)
Apprentice rate£2.60(£2.50)

The age at which you become entitled to the main rate was reduced from 22 to 21 on 1st October 2010. The apprentice rate was introduced on the same date.

Past NMW rates can be viewed on the Low Pay Commision Website.