From 1 October 2010, the new minimum wage rates are:
- £3.64 per hour for 16 - 17 year olds
- £4.92 per hour for 18 - 20 year olds
- £5.93 per hour for workers aged 21 and over
There is also a new minimum wage of £2.50 per hour for apprentices who are either under 19 or in the first year of their apprenticeship.
If you have any concerns about your pay and the NMW, you can ring the Pay and Work Rights Helpline on 0800 917 2368.