|Department||Customer and Local Services|
|Type of consultation||Other|
|Deadline for comments||08/08/2014|
About the consultation
The Employment Forum is reviewing the minimum wage and wants to know your views on what rate the minimum wage should be set at from April 2015.
The minimum wage is £6.63 per hour.
The minimum wage for a trainee in their first year of training is £4.97 per hour.
The minimum wage for a trainee in their second year of training is £5.80 per hour.
What we want you to comment on
We would like to hear your views about what rate the minimum wage should be set at from April 2015.
We would particularly like to hear the views of businesses that employ staff at the minimum wage and employees who are paid at, or around, the minimum wage.
We would also like to hear your views on the trainee rates.
Download minimum wage background paper (226 kb)
For information about approved training and trainee rates see the JACS guide.
How to submit comments to the consultation
The consultation is now closed
Responses to the consultation
The Employment Forum published its recommendation for the level of the minimum wage from April 2015.
Download the Forum's recommendation (size 460kb)