4th May 2011

INFORMATION
UPDATE

 Issue No.  2011/09

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  NEW NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE RATES ANNOUNCED

The Government has announced the new national minimum wage rates that take effect from 1st October 2011. 

 

 
National Minimum Wage
 
 
Aged 21 and above:-   
Aged 18 to 20 (inc.):-  
Training Rate*:-
Aged 16 and 17:-
Apprenticeship Rate**
 
CURRENT RATE
With effect from
1st Oct 10
 
£5.93     per hour
£4.92     per hour
£4.92     per hour
£3.64     per hour
£2.50     per hour
 
NEW RATE
With effect from
1st Oct 11
 
£6.08     per hour
£4.98     per hour
£4.98     per hour
£3.68     per hour
£2.60     per hour
 

 

*Paid for the first 6 months of employment to those aged 22 and over and for whom you are providing accredited training.           

 
**Apprentices under the Age of 19, or aged 19 and above but still in their first year of Apprenticeship.


 

 

 

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