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Rise in National Minimum Wage

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The NMW is set to rise with effect from the 1st October when the National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2012 come into force. 

The current and new rates of pay per hour are as follows:

New rate
Standard adult rate (21 and over) - £6.19
Development rate (18-20) - £4.98
Young workers rate (under 18s) - £3.68

Current rate
Standard adult rate (21 and over) - £6.08
Development rate (18-20) - £4.98
Young workers rate (under 18s) - £3.68

In addition, the rate for apprentices will rise to £2.65 per hour and the accommodation offset allowance will change to £4.82 per day.

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