Minimum Wage Increase 2008
On March 5th the Government announced an increase in the minimum wage. The increase will take effect from 1st October 2008.The adult wage will rise from £5.52 to £5.73. The rate for 18-21 year olds will also increase from £4.60 to £4.77. The rate for 16-17 year olds will rise from £3.40 to £3.53.
[The above has of course been superseded by annual increases ever since]