18 Mar 2014
The Government has announced the National Minimum Wage (NMW) rates that will apply from 1 October 2014:
The adult NMW rate will increase from £6.31 to £6.50 per hour;
The NMW rate for workers age 18 to 20 will increase from £5.03 to £5.13 per hour;
The NMW rate for 16- and 17-year-olds will increase from £3.72 to £3.79 per hour; and
The apprentice rate of the NMW, which applies to apprentices under 19 or over 19 and in the first year of their apprenticeship, will increase from £2.68 to £2.73 per hour.
The accommodation offset will increase from £4.91 to £5.08 per day.
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