New Minimum Wage Rates Apply from October 1st 2016

The Government has accepted the Low Pay Commission’s recommendations for minimum wage rates for 2016-17, with the new rates to apply from October 1st.

The rates applicable for those aged 25 or under are set out below. For those over 25 the national living wage – currently £7.20 – will apply. The Low Pay Commission will make recommendations this Autumn on the rate of the National Living Wage to apply from April 2017.

The new rates are as follows:

  • Adult rate (21-25): £6.95 per hour
  • Youth development rate: £5.55 per hour
  • 16-17 year old rate: £4,00 per hour
  • Apprentice rate: £3.40 per hour
This entry was posted by Chris on Fri, 30/09/2016 - 16:43