The new rates for NMW from 1 October 2011 are as follows:

  • 21 and over will increase to £6.08
  • 18-20 rate will increase to £4.98
  • 16-17 rate for workers above school leaving age but under 18 will increase to £3.68
  • For apprentices under 19 or 19 or over and in the first year of their apprenticeship will increase to £2.60