NWM - New Rates

01 - 10 - 2010

National Minimum Wage rates have increased from 1st October 2010. There have also been some minor changes to the ages at which different rates apply. The revised rules have also created a special classification for apprentices.

The new rates are as follows:
Workers aged 21 and over £5.93 per hour
Workers over 17 and under 21 £4.92 per hour
Workers over 16 and under 17 £3.64 per hour
Apprentices under 19 (or in the first year) £2.50 per hour
The National Minimum wage does not apply to:
   Directors remuneration
   The genuinely self-employed
   Voluntary Workers






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