Last reviewed 1 October 2013

From 1 October 2013, the National Minimum Wage (NMW) increased from £6.19 to £6.31 per hour for workers aged 21 and over. From that date, the rate for 18 to 20-year-olds increased to £5.03, the rate for 16 to 17-year-olds to £3.72 and the apprentice rate for apprentices aged under 19, or 19 and over and in the first year of their apprenticeship, to £2.68.