From October 2010, the National Minimum Wage rate is due to increase as follows:

  • £5.80 to £5.93 for employees aged 21 and over
  • £4.83 to £4.92 for employess aged 18 to 20
  • £3.57 to £3.64 for employees aged 16 to 17

There will also be a new minimum wage rate of £2.50 for Apprentices.  This was recommended by the Low Pay Commission (LPC) and was accepted by the Government.

Please contact Sarah Smith, manager of our payroll bureau, on 01386 552644 for further details.