New National Minimum Wage Rates from 1st October 2014
The National Minimum Wage rate per hour depends on your age and whether you’re an apprentice - you must be at least school leaving age to get it.
21 and over 18 to 20 Under 18 Apprentice*
2014 £6.50 £5.13 £3.79 £2.73
*This rate is for apprentices aged 16 to 18 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. All other apprentices are entitled to the National Minimum Wage for their age.