With effect from 1 October 2015, the National Minimum Wage increased to:
- £6.70 per hour for aged 21 and over
- £5.30 per hour for 18-20 year olds
- £3.87 per hour for 16-17 year olds
- £3.30 per hour for apprentices (if aged 19, applicable only to the first year of apprenticeship)
Beware – the penalties of not paying the NMW are serious.