National Minimum Wage

The National Minimum Wage has changed again on the 1st October 2011. Depending on your age and work situation the current rates are as follows;

  • £6.08 – workers aged 21 and over
  • £4.98 – 18-20 years old
  • £3.68 – 18> who have left school
  • £2.60 – the apprentice rate, for apprentices under 19 or 19 or over and in the first year of their apprenticeship

If you are of compulsory school age you are not entitled to the National Minimum Wage. Some of your other employment rights may also be different.