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National minimum wage increase

Posted on: September 6th, 2012 by MarkJones No Comments

As from 1 October 2012, there has been an increase to the National Minimum Wage as detailed below:

The new rates will come into force on 1 October 2012, as follows:

£6.19 per hour for workers aged 21 and over – a rise of 11p
£4.98 per hour for 18-20 year olds – no change
£3.68 per hour for workers above school leaving age but under 18 – no change
£2.65 per hour for apprentices – a rise of 5p

If your payroll department uses Sage, your Sage software should automatically update with the increases detailed above, but if you would like more information on implementing this through your payroll, please contact a member of our payroll team

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Changes to the National Minimum Wage

Posted on: October 1st, 2010 by MarkJones
  • The adult (aged 21 and over) minimum wage rate will increase from £5.80 to £5.93 an hour
  • The Youth Development Rate (18-20 year olds) will rise from £4.83 to £4.92 an hour
  • The minimum wage for 16-17 year olds will increase from £3.57 to £3.64 an hour

Apprentice pay will also be covered by the minimum wage framework for the first time with a new apprentice rate of £2.50 an hour. The new rate will apply to those apprentices who are under 19 or those that are aged 19 and over but in the first year of their apprenticeship.

If your payroll department uses Sage, your Sage software should automatically update with the increases detailed above, but if you would like more information on implementing this through your payroll, please contact a member of our payroll team