National minimum wage rates: national minimum wage rate years
The legislation that applies to this page is as follows:
- National Minimum Wage Act 1998, section 2
- Annual amending Regulations
National minimum wage rates (NMWM03010) are usually increased (NMWM03110) on 1 October each year. From October 2000, national minimum wage rate years run from 1 October to 30 September the following year.
Any increase in rates affects pay reference periods starting on or after the date of the change (NMWM03110).