National minimum wage (NMW) rates will increase on 1 October by between 3% and 4.7% for workers under the age of 25 and apprentices, and employers need to make sure the new rates are implemented for all hours worked from that date.
|NMW: age/status||Current rate||New rate from October 2016|
|21 to 24||£6.70||£6.95|
|18 to 20||£5.30||£5.55|
|16 to 17||£3.87||£4.00|