New minimum wage - October 2012
26 September 2012
The national minimum wage, which employers must pay their employees, will increase from 1st October 2012.
The main rate for workers aged 21 and over will increase from £6.08 per hour to £6.19 per hour and apprenticeship rate will increase from £2.60 per hour to £2.65 per hour.
The rate for 18-20 year olds stays the same at £4.98 per hour and the rate for 16-17 years olds remains at £3.68 per hour.