New Minimum Wage Rates


Employers are reminded that increases in the National Minimum Wage (NMW) rates came into effect on 1 October 2009.

For workers aged 22 and over, the NMW rate increased from £5.73 to £5.80 an hour. The rate for 18- to 21-year-olds rose from £4.77 to £4.83 and for 16- and 17-year-olds the rate increased from £3.53 an hour to £3.57.

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