National Minimum Wage Increase

September 2011
National Minimum Wage Increase

The National Minimum Wage is the minimum amount that workers in the UK are entitled to be paid per hour.

On 1 October, this will increase by the following amounts:

● The rate for workers aged 21 and over will increase from £5.93 to £6.08
● The rate for workers aged 18 – 20 will increase from £4.92 to £4.98
● The rate for workers aged 16 – 17 who are above school leaving age but under 18 will increase from £3.64 to £3.68
● The rate for apprentices who are under 19 or 19 or over in their first year of apprenticeship will increase to from £2.50 to £2.60

The contents of this Newsletter are for reference purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Independent legal advice should be sought in relation to any specific legal matter.

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