Rise in National Minimum Wage from 1st October 2009

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The Government has also announced that the maximum rate will extend to 21 year olds from October 2010.

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The Government has announced that the following increases in National Minimum Wage will take place on 1st October 2009. 

a) Maximum rate for workers 22 and over   £5.80 (from £5.73)

b) Rate for workers 18-21                       £4.83 (from £4.77)

c) Rate for workers 16-17                       £3.57 (from £3.53)

The Government has also announced that the maximum rate will extend to 21 year olds from October 2010. 

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