Living wage and minimum wage

  • workers aged 25 and over – £7.50 an hour
  • workers aged 21 and over – £7.05 an hour
  • development rate for workers aged 18-20 – £5.60 an hour
  • young workers rate for workers aged 16-17 – £4.40 an hour
  • apprentice rate – £3.50 an hour

Family friendly payments

Maternity

  • First six weeks – 90 per cent of employee’s average weekly earning
  • Remaining weeks – £140.98 or 90 per cent of employee’s weekly earning if this lower

Adoption

  • First six weeks – 90 per cent of employee’s average weekly earning
  • Remaining weeks – £140.98 or 90 per cent of employee’s weekly earning if this lower

Paternity

  • Two weeks – £140.98 or 90 per cent of employee’s weekly earning if this lower

Shared parental leave

  • £140.98 or 90 per cent of employee’s weekly earning if this lower

Statutory sick pay

  • £89.35

Compensation

  • Limit of a week’s pay for calculating redundancy and unfair dismissal basic aware – £489
  • Maximum basic award for unfair dismissal and statutory redundancy payment – £14,670
  • Maximum compensatory award for unfair dismissal (this is unlimited for certain automatically unfair dismissals, for example health and safety or whistleblowing) – £80,541
  • Failure to give written statement of particulars – £978 or £1,956 (2 or 4 weeks’ pay capped at the statutory amount)

 

 

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