Increases in the national minimum wage

Increases in the national minimum wage will take effect from 1 October 2012. The new hourly rates are as follows:

  • Standard (adult) rate – £6.19
  • Development rate (workers aged between 18 and 20): £4.98 (rising from £4.92).
  • Young workers rate (workers aged under 18 but above the compulsory school age who are not apprentices): £3.68 (rising from £3.64).
  • Apprentices: The rate for certain apprentices (those under 19 years of age or those aged 19 and over but in the first year of their apprenticeship) will rise to £2.65per hour. All other apprentices will continue to receive the national minimum wage at the appropriate age rate.

CONTACT US

//////////

Chelmsford Office
78 New London Road
Chelmsford
Essex
CM2 0PD
Tel: 01245 216888
Fax: 01245 216880

At Archers we aim to make our service as accessible as possible to all our clients and always give the best advice we can. Please feel free to contact us online, by phone or by post.

We aim to answer all enquiries as soon as possible but, if your matter requires urgent attention, we would encourage you to call us directly.

10 + 6 =