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Minimum Wage Increases

On 1st October 2014 the minimum wage increased as follows:

  • the adult rate will increase by 19p to £6.50 an hour
  • the rate for 18-20 year olds will increase by 10p to £5.13 an hour
  • the rate for 16-17 year olds will increase by 7p to £3.79 an hour
  • the apprentice rate will increase by 5p to £2.73 an hour
  • the accommodation offset increases from the current £4.91 to £5.08 per day