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Compensation & Benefits: National minimum wage rises (slightly)

November 2009

Small increases to the national minimum wage took effect from 1 October 2009

The government has adopted the Low Pay Commission’s recommendations that:

  • the adults rate, for workers aged 22 or over,  should rise from £5.73 to £5.80 per hour;
  • the development rate, for workers aged between 18 and 21, should rise from £4.77 to £4.83 per hour; and
  • the young workers rate, for workers aged under 18, should rise from £3.53 to £3.57 per hour.

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