Minimum wage reminder

Acas, amongst others, is reminding employers that new National Minimum Wage rates come into force Tuesday, 1st October.

The new rates are: £6.31 for people aged 21 years and over, £5.03 for those aged 18 to 20, £3.72 for 16 to 17 years old, £2.68 for apprentices under 19, £2.68 for apprentices 19 or over who are in the first year of apprenticeship.

News release http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=4531 and also see http://www.acas.org.uk/nmw.