The national minimum wage rates for 2012/2013, which come into effect from Monday 1 October 2012, have been announced this morning (Monday 19 March 2012).
The national minimum wage adult rate will be increased by 11p per hour with effect from 1 October 2012.
Howevever, the national minimum wage rates paid to younger workers will be frozen at their 2011/2012 levels.
- For full details of the national minimum wage rates for 2011/2012, see National minimum wage 2012/2013: Adult rate increases by 1.8% to £6.19 per hour; younger workers’ rates frozen on XpertHR’s Pay Intelligence blog.
- National minimum wage (Subscription required) XpertHR’s statutory rates service provides full details of the national minimum wage rates for 2012/2013.