October National Minimum Wage Rates Confirmed


<1 min

Posted on 13 Mar 2014

The adult national minimum wage rate is to increase to £6.50 per hour from 1 October 2014.

The Government has accepted the Low Pay Commission’s recommendation of a 3% increase for the adult rate and a 2% increase for the other rates.

The new rates will be as follows:

  • Adult rate increases to £6.50 (up from £6.31);
  • 18-to 20 year old rate increases to £5.13 (up from £5.03);
  • 16-17 year old rate increases to £3.79 (up from £3.72); and
  • Apprentice rate increases £2.73 (up from £2.68).
  • The articles published on this website, current at the date of publication, are for reference purposes only. They do not constitute legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. Specific legal advice about your own circumstances should always be sought separately before taking any action.