The Government has accepted the recommendations of the Low Pay Commission, which means that the national minimum wage rates from 1  October 2014 will be:

  • Adults (21+): £6.50 per hour
  • 18-20: £5.13 per hour
  • 16-17: £3.79 per hour
  • Apprentices: £2.73 per hour
  • Accommodation offset: £5.08 per day