Minimum wage to increase from October 2011

As of October 2011 the National Minimum Wage (NMW) is set to increase across all age groups. The changes are outlined in the table below.

If you are of compulsory school age you are not entitled to the NMW. Some of your other employment rights are also different.

If you require any more information please contact us here at M.B. McGrady& Co.

Age Range Current Wage New Wage from Oct 2011
21 & Over £5.93 £6.08
18-20 £4.92 £4.98
16-17 £3.64 £3.68
Apprentice in first year £2.50 £2.60