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National Minimum Wage Increases

Summary: Employers should be aware that from 1 October 2012 changes to the national minimum wage will come into effect.

 

 

The Changes

The Government has accepted the recommendations of the Low Pay Commission and has announced the following changes to the national minimum wage which will take effect from 1 October 2012:

1 October 2011 to 30 September 2012

From 1 October 2012

Standard Adult Rate

£6.08

£6.19

Development Rate

£4.98

£4.98

Young Workers Rate

£3.68

£3.68

Apprenticeship Rate

£2.60

£2.65

The Categories

The Standard Adult Rate

This rate applies to workers aged 21 or over.

The Development Rate

This rate applies to workers aged between 18 and 20 inclusive.

The Young Workers’ Rate

This rate applies to workers aged below 18 but above the compulsory school age but who are not apprentices.

Apprenticeship Rate

This rate was introduced in October 2010 and applies to all apprentices under 19 years of age or those aged 19 and over but in the first year of their apprenticeship.

Contact Details

For more details about the minimum wage changes please contact:

fgmedia@floydgraham.co.uk

+44 (0) 1604 871143

This update is for general guidance only and does not constitute definitive advice.

Updated: by FG Solicitors
Call us on:  0808 172 93 22

NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES

Summary: Employers should be aware that from 1 October 2012 changes to the national minimum wage will come into effect.

 

 

The Changes

The Government has accepted the recommendations of the Low Pay Commission and has announced the following changes to the national minimum wage which will take effect from 1 October 2012:

1 October 2011 to 30 September 2012

From 1 October 2012

Standard Adult Rate

£6.08

£6.19

Development Rate

£4.98

£4.98

Young Workers Rate

£3.68

£3.68

Apprenticeship Rate

£2.60

£2.65

The Categories

The Standard Adult Rate

This rate applies to workers aged 21 or over.

The Development Rate

This rate applies to workers aged between 18 and 20 inclusive.

The Young Workers’ Rate

This rate applies to workers aged below 18 but above the compulsory school age but who are not apprentices.

Apprenticeship Rate

This rate was introduced in October 2010 and applies to all apprentices under 19 years of age or those aged 19 and over but in the first year of their apprenticeship.

Contact Details

For more details about the minimum wage changes please contact:

fgmedia@floydgraham.co.uk

+44 (0) 1604 871143

This update is for general guidance only and does not constitute definitive advice.