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Living and Minimum Wage

From 1 October 2016 the minimum wage rates will increase. This will be the last time the rates increase in October as all future increases will take effect from 1 April annually.

From 1 October 2016, the minimum wage set by the government will be:

New Old
Apprentices* £3.40 £3.30
16-17 £4.00 £3.87
18-20 £5.55 £5.30
21 & Over £6.95 £6.70
Living Wage
25 & Over £7.20 N/A

*This rate is for apprentices under the age of 19 in the first 12 months of the apprenticeship, then the rate applies to their age.

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