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PM and DPM announce increase in the National Minimum Wage

The Government has announced that the national minimum wage adult rate will increase by three per cent to £6.70 per hour, effective from October 2015. The rate for 18 to 20 year olds will increase to £5.30, for 16 and 17 year olds to £3.87 and for apprentices to £3.30. A new digital apprenticeship voucher will be introduced, putting employers in control of funding for apprenticeships, and a consultation on the future of the NMW rate for apprentices will be launched.

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/pm-and-dpm-announce-increase-in-the-national-minimum-wage
https://www.gov.uk/government/news/the-government-accepts-minimum-wage-rate-recommendations
Category: Employment » Minimum wage. Area(s) of law: Employment.
Source: Prime Minister's Office.

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