Minimum wage to rise

28 September, 2007

The National Minimum Wage will increase on Oct 1.

The new rate for workers aged 22 and over will be £5.52 per hour.

Workers aged between 18 and 21 will be entitled to a minimum of £4.66 per hour, while those aged under 18 should be paid £3.40 per hour.

The Low Pay Commission is currently consulting on the impact of the previous increase in the NMW (to £5.35) and what rate should be set in October 2008.

For more information on the NMW visit the HMRC website or call the NMW helpline on 0845 6000 678.




Bookmark this


Site Search

COMMENT

Lifting the spirits

I were to sum up alcohol sales over Christmas 2017 in one word, it would be “gin”. At Nielsen, we define the Christmas period as the 12 weeks to December 30 and in that time gin sales were £199.4 million, which means they increased by £55.4 million compared with Christmas 2016. There’s no sign the bubble is about to burst either. Growth at Christmas 2016 was £22.4 million, so gin has increased its value growth nearly two-and-a-half times in a year. The spirit added more value to
total a

Click for more »
Upcoming events

Polls

Is blended Scotch overshadowed by single malt in retailers?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Don't know

Facebook

Twitter