National minimum wage increase

October 12th, 2015  |  Published in Uncategorized

The hourly rate increased from £6.50 to £6.70 for adults from 1 October 2015. The rate also increased for young workers and apprentices as follows:
Aged 18-20 – £5.30
Aged under 18 – £3.87
Apprentice – £3.30*

*This rate is for apprentices aged 16 to 18 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. All other apprentices are entitled to the national minimum wage for their age.

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