National Minimum Wage

National Minimum Wage Increase 2014

The 2014 National Minimum Wage (NMW) increase takes place on October 1st.

Here’s a summary of what’s happening:

  • The rate for workers aged 21 and over will be £6.50
  • For workers 18-20 the rate will be £5.13
  • For workers aged 16-17 the rate will be £3.79
  • The apprentice rate, for apprentices under 19 or those in the first year of their apprenticeship will be £2.73. If you’re 19 or over and past your first year you get the rate applicable to your age.

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