increases to National Minimum Wage - October

Added On: 14th September 2011

increases to National Minimum Wage - October

With effect from October 2001, the National Minimum Wage rates will be:


  • The adult rate (for workers aged 21 and over) will increase by 15p from £5.93 to £6.08 per hour
  • The rate for workers aged 18-20 will increase by 6p from £4.92 to £4.98 per hour
  • The rate for workers aged 16-17 will increase by 4p from £3.64 to £3.68 per hour
  • The rate for apprentices will increase by 10p from £2.50 to £2.60 per hour