National Minimum Wage Rise Takes Effect from 1st October 2015

National Minimum Wage rise takes effect from 1st October 2015

October 2015 has seen a continuation in the annual rise in the National Minimum Wage for workers in the UK. The new rates have been in effect from 1st October and we have provided the table below which shows the new rates and a comparison with previous years:

Year 21 and over 18 to 20 Under 18 Apprentice
2015 £6.70 £5.30 £3.87 £3.30
2014 £6.50 £5.13 £3.79 £2.73
2013 £6.31 £5.03 £3.72 £2.68
2012 £6.19 £4.98 £3.68 £2.65
2011 £6.08 £4.98 £3.68 £2.60
2010 £5.93 £4.92 £3.64 £2.50