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Minimum wage to rise by 13p

The Government has confirmed increases to the national minimum wage, which will see the adult rate rise to £5.93 an hour in October.

The 13p rise was proposed by the Labour Government, as well as a 9p increase in the rate for 18 to 20-year-olds to £4.92 and a 7p hike for 16 and 17-year-olds to £3.64.

The Government confirmed that the new rates will come into effect on October 1.

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