Don't forget that the minumum wage rates changed from 1 October 2013.
The new rates are:
- The main (adult) rate of the national minimum wage rises from £6.19 to £6.31 per hour
- The youth rate (for workers who are aged 18 but under 21) increases from £4.98 to £5.03 per hour
- The rate for workers aged 16 to 17 increases from £3.68 to £3.72 per hour
- The apprentice rate increases from £2.65 to £2.68 per hour