National minimum wage from 1 October 2016

In case you missed it the rates went up again from 1 October 2016!

For workers aged 21 and over it has risen to £6.95 per hour, persons aged between 18 and 20 now must receive £5.55 per hour, and the under 18’s £4 per hour. The apprentices’ hourly rate is £3.40 if aged 16 to 18 and those over 19 or over in their first year. All other apprentices are entitled to the national minimum wage for their age.

The national living wage for adults aged 25 or over remains at £7.20. Any increase will be from 1 April 2017.