New national minimum wage rates October 2010

July 2010

The new National Minimum Wage rates to apply from 1 October 2010 are as follows:

  • For workers aged 21 and over, the current rate of £5.80 per hour will increase to £5.93;
  • for workers aged 18 to 20 the current rate of £4.83 per hour will increase to £4.92; and
  • for workers aged below 18 the current rate of £3.57 will increase to £3.64.

NOTE – A significant change is that the age from which the adult or principal rate becomes payable will reduce from 22 to 21 years of age.


Should you have any queries please contact:

Adele Martins – [email protected]
Susan Thompson – [email protected]
Anthony Thompson – [email protected]
Catherine Yallop – [email protected]
Moji Oyediran – [email protected]
Nicholas Stott – [email protected]