National Minimum Wage Rates 2015
The new national minimum wage rates from 1 October 2015 are:
- £6.70 for workers 21 and over
- £5.30 18-20 yrs
- £3.87 for 16-17 yrs, who are above school leaving age but under 18
- £3.30 for apprentices under 19 or 19 or over who are in the first year of apprenticeship.
In addition, from April 2016 the new national living wage of £7.20 is due to be introduced for working people aged 25 and over.