National minimum wage to rise on 1 October

The national minimum wage will increase from 1 October.

The main rate for employees aged 21 and over will increase 2.5% to £6.08 per hour.

The rate for employees aged 18-20 will go up to £4.68 per hour.

The rate for employees aged 16-17 will be £3.68 per hour.

The national minimum wage rates are reviewed each year by the Low Pay Commission.

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