Minimum wage UK: What you need to know

The new UK National Minimum Wage rates, which came into effect at the beginning of October 2015. Acas: Help and advice for employers and employees www.acas.org.uk/nmw At more than 3%, it is the largest single increase in the rates so far. Joe, an Acas advisor, explains. 0:22 What are the new rates? 0:39 New rates for apprentices 1:17 Who is entitled to receive it? The new rates: £6.70/hr for workers 21+ £5.30/hr for workers 18-20 £3.87/hr for 16-17s above school leaving age but under 18 £3.30/hr for apprentices aged 16-18 or those aged 19 or over in their first year of an apprenticeship. More on the National Minimum Wage: Acas advice [http://www.acas.org.uk/nmw] UK Government webpage [https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates] [Social media icons] Twitter Facebook Linkedin Keep up to date on UK workplace issues: sign up to the Acas Newsletter [https://obs.acas.org.uk/subscription/]

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