National Minimum Wage


On 01 October the National Minimum Wage will increase to the amounts shown below. Make sure you are being paid the correct wage. If you think that there may be a problem call our employment experts on 0845 070 0505 (Please note: Calls to this number will cost approximately 4p per minute plus your telephone company’s access charge). Your employer can face severe fines if you have not been paid at least the national minimum wage and you may be able to collect back pay.

National Minimum Wage 01 October 2014

£6.50 for workers 21 and over
£5.13 for workers 18-20 yrs
£3.79 for 16-17 yrs olds
£2.73 for apprentices under 19 or 19 and over who are in the first year of apprenticeship