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New National Minimum Wage Rates

From 1 October 2013 the national minimum wage will change as follows –

-Workers aged 21 and over – £6.31 (increasing from £6.19)

-Workers aged at least 18 but not yet 21 – £5.03 (increasing from £4.98)

-Workers under 18 but above compulsory school leaving age – £3.72 (increasing from £3.68)

-Apprentice Rate* – £2.68 (increasing from £2.65).

The National Minimum Wage promotes workplace fairness and makes work pay.

The Pay and Work Rights Helpline provides free, confidential advice in over 100 languages, and SMS updates on request. You can call on 0800 917 2368 (call charges may apply) or find more information online at GOV.UK (

*For Apprentices under 19, or 19 or over and in the first year of their apprenticeship