As from 1 October 2012, the National Minimum Wage will be as follows:

  • Standard Adult Rate (21 and over) will be £6.19 per hour (currently £6.08).
  • Development Rate (age 18 to 20) remains at £4.98 per hour.
  • Young Workers Rate (under 18 but above the compulsory school age and not apprentices) remains at £3.68 per hour.
  • Apprentice Minimum Wage will be £2.65 per hour (currently £2.60).
  • The accommodation offset will be £4.82 per day (currently £4.73).