National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2013 approved by Parliament

The National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2013 have now been approved by Parliament and they will increase the various rates of the national minimum wage from 1 October 2013 as follows:

The standard adult rate for workers aged 21 years and over will increase from £6.19 to £6.31 per hour.

The development rate for workers aged 18 to 20 years inclusive will increase from £4.98 to £5.03 per hour.

The young workers’ rate for workers aged 16 and 17 who have ceased to be of compulsory school age will increase from £3.68 to £3.72 per hour.

The apprentice rate will increase from £2.65 to £2.68 per hour.

The accommodation offset will increase from £4.82 to £4.91 per day.



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