A reminder to business readers that the NMW rates increased from 1 October 2014; the new rates are:   21 and over £6.50 per hour 18 to 20 £5.13 per hour Under 18 £3.79 Apprentice rate £2.73   Don’t forget that HMRC oversees compliance with the NMW regulations. The types of workers who are not entitled to the minimum wage are:   self-employed people running their own business company