Government approve new national minimum wage rate

Minimum WageThe National Minimum Wage is set to rise from October, following acceptance by the government of a recommendation by the Low Pay Commission (LPC). All levels of the minimum wage will rise, including those for an apprentice, which the government has said will increase despite calls from the LPC for the rate to be frozen. National Minimum Wage rises From 1st October 2013 the minimum wage will rise as follows: The adult rate will increase by 12p to £6.31 an hour The rate for 18-20 year olds ...