It has been confirmed that the new NMW rates which take effect from 1st October 2013 will be as follows:
The adult rate will increase by 12p to £6.31 per hour.
The rate for 18-20 year olds will increase by 5p to £5.03 per hour.
The rate for 16-17 year olds will increase by 4p to £3.72 per hour.
The apprentice rate will increase by 3p to £2.68 per hour.
The accommodation offset increases from £4.82 to £4.91