UK Minimum Wage to Increase from October 2010

The Government has acted on recommendations from the Low Pay Commission and is raising minimum wage rates from October 1st, 2010.

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The increases are as follows:

  • £5.80 to £5.93 per hour for workers aged 21 and over
  • £4.83 to £4.92 per hour for workers ages 18 – 20
  • £3.57 to £3.64 an hour for workers aged 16 – 17

Not exactly a stellar increase, but welcome nonetheless.

For more information on the minimum wage, you can call the Pay and Work Rights helpline on 0800 917 2368