National Minimum Wage rate changes

28 September 2015

The National Minimum Wage rates from 1 October 2015:

  • the adult rate will increase by 20 pence to £6.70 per hour
  • the rate for 18 to 20 year olds will increase by 17 pence to £5.30 per hour
  • the rate for 16 to 17 year olds will increase by 8 pence to £3.87 per hour
  • the apprentice rate will increase by 57 pence to £3.30 per hour
  • the accommodation offset increases from the current £5.08 to £5.35.

There have been several recent publications on the National Minimum Wage, not least the new campaign giving employers the chance to self-correct without being penalised. If you need a refresher, see our related news items below: