Minimum Wage Increase – 1 October 2012

With effect from 1 October 2012, the minimum wage rates are revised and the new wage rates for different age groups of workers, are as follows:-

Group                                     New Rate per hour               Old Rate per hour            

Age 21 and over                      £6.19                                                   £6.08

Age 18 – 20                             £4.98 (no change)                               £4.98

Age 16 – 17                             £3.68 (no change)                               £3.68

Apprentice                               £2.65                                                   £2.60

 

The new rates will be applied to the relevant employees from 1 October 2012.