National Minimum Wage Regulations 1999 (Amendment) Regulations 2005 come into force

Implementation date: 1 October 2005

The Regulations increase the minimum hourly rate of the national minimum wage from £4.85 to £5.05 per hour and the development rate from £4.10 to £4.25 per hour. The hourly rate for workers aged below 18 who have ceased to be of compulsory school age is unchanged by these Regulations. The Regulations can be viewed on the OPSI website.
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