National Minimum Wage Increase

The national minimum wage increased as of 1st October 2013.

HMRC enforces the national minimum wage and will serve penalties if the amounts below are not met.

  • For workers aged 21 years or more:  £6.31 per hour
  • For workers aged 18-20 inclusive:  £5.03 per hour
  • For workers aged under 18 (but above compulsory school age):  £3.72 per hour
  • For apprentices aged under 19:  £2.68 per hour