Gillingham Job Club (Dorset)

National Minimum Wage


National Minimum Wage


National Minimum Wage from 1st October 2015 


16 – 17 year olds (above school leaving age but under 18)              £3.87 per hour


18 – 20 year olds                                                                                 £5.30 per hour


21 years and over                                                                               £6.70 per hour


With effect from October 1st 2015 the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the National Minimum Wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training

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