National Minimum Wage
Any employee with enquiries regarding how the National Minimum Wage applies to them can telephone the Helpline on 0845 600 0678.
Alternatively, the following websites may be of use :
Tailored Interactive Guidance on Employment Rights (TIGER)
Department of Trade & Industry Website
The rates are as follows (as at 1st October 2008):-
Main (adult) rate for workers aged 22 and over
£5.80 per hour (current rate)
Development rate for workers aged 18-21 inclusive
£4.83 per hour (current rate)
Development rate for workers aged 16-17 inclusive
£3.57 per hour (current rate)
These rates are reviewed every year, and changes take effect in October.