Minimum wage increased by 15p to £6.08 from 1st October

Oct 02, 2011 - 05:34 pm
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The minimum wage has gone up from the 1st October

The main rate for adults aged 21 or over has risen by 15p to £6.08 an hour.

The development rate for those aged 18 to 20 has increased by 6p to £4.98 an hour.  For 16 and 17-year-olds it has increased by 4p to £3.68 an hour.

The hourly apprentice rate has increased by 10p to £2.60.

The minimum wage is set each year by the Low Pay Commission and takes effect from 1st October.  This year's increase was recommended in a report to the government in April.

 

Link :: National Minimum Wage Rates

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