A new national minimum Wage (NMW) comes into force for employees from 1st October 2015.
The main adult rate (21 and over) will increase from £6.50 per hour to £6.70 per hour.
18-20 year olds will increase from £5.13 to £5.30/hr.
16-17 year olds will increase from £3.79 to £3.87/hr.
The apprentice rate has the biggest rise going from to £2.73 to £3.30/hr.
The new Living Wage doesn’t come into effect until April 2016 for workers aged over 25 and will see a rise to the minimum pay rate to £7.20 per hr.