New rates of minimum wage from 1 October 2009

September 30th, 2009  |  Published in Uncategorized

The new rates of minimum wage will apply from 1 October 2009. These show a small increase from the 2008 rates, the increases having been proposed while the rate of inflation was considerably higher than now. The new rates and rates of increase are :

Full rate (age 22 and over) – new rate £5.80 per hour; old rate £5.73 per hour; increase 1.2%

18 – 21 rate – new rate £4.83 per hour; old rate £4.77 per hour; increase 1.25%

Youth rate – new rate £3.57 per hour; old rate £3.53 per hour; increase 1.1%

Help on the minimum wage is available from the HMRC website which has a dedicated National Minimum Wage area.

Our client base is small businesses, self-employed sole traders and partnerships in the Tameside towns of Stalybridge, Dukinfield, Ashton under Lyne, Droylsden, Audenshaw, Hyde, Denton, Mossley and Longdendale, and its surrounding districts of Stockport, Oldham, Glossop and Manchester.

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