No 953 The National Minimum Wage (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2016
These Regulations amend the National Minimum Wage Regulations 2015 and come into force on 1st October 2016.
Regulation 2(2)(a) increases the rate of the national minimum wage for workers who are aged 21 or over (but not yet aged 25) from £6.70 to £6.95 per hour.
Regulation 2(2)(b) increases the rate for workers who are aged 18 or over (but not yet aged 21) from £5.30 to £5.55 per hour
Regulation 2(2)(c) increases the rate for workers who are under the age of 18 from £3.87 to £4.00 per hour
The apprenticeship rate applies to workers increases the rate for such workers from £3.30 to £3.40 per hour
Regulation 2(3) increases the accommodation amount which is applicable where any employer provides a worker with living accommodation from £5.35 to £6.00 for each day that accommodation is provided.