Minimum Wage – Are you up to date?

From 1stOctober 2013 the following changes will be in place:

  • Adult hourly rate of the minimum wage increases from £6.19 to £6.31
  • Development rate (which covers workers aged 18-20 years) will increase from £4.98 to £5.03
  • Rate for 16 to 17-year-olds will increase from £3.68 to £3.72, up by 4p/hour
  • Apprentice minimum wage rate will go from £2.65 to £2.68 per hour, up just 3p – All apprentices under the age of 19 and those aged 19 and over in the first 12 months of their apprenticeship.

If you are unsure how these changes affect you get in touch with our Payroll team on 0161 249 5040