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Rates and limits

 

 

Value Applicable date
Week’s pay cap  £479 6 Apr 2016 – 5 Apr 2017
Unfair dismissal

Basic award (max)

£14,370 6 Apr 2016 – 5 Apr 2017

Compensatory award (max)

£78,962 or 52 weeks’ gross pay, whichever is the lowest 6 Apr 2016 – 5 Apr 2017
Redundancy

Statutory redundancy payment (max)

£14,370 6 Apr 2016 – 5 Apr 2017

Failure to inform and consult (collective redundancies) (max)

90 days’ gross pay per dismissed employee N/A
Maternity pay (SMP) and adoption pay (SAP)
33 weeks at £139.58 per week
6 weeks at 90% of weekly earnings
5 Apr 2015 – 4 Apr 2017
Paternity pay
2 weeks at £139.58 per week 5 Apr 2015 – 4 Apr 2017
Shared parental leave
39 weeks at £139.58 per week less any SMP or SAP received by mother or adopter 5 Apr 2015 – 4 Apr 2017
Flexible working (max) £3,832 6 Apr 2016 – 5 Apr 2017
Statutory sick pay £88.45 per week 6 Apr 2015 – 5 Apr 2017
National minimum wage

25 and over

£7.20 1 Apr 2016 – 31 Mar 2017

21 – 24

£6.95 1 Oct 2016 – 31 Mar 2017

18–20

£5.55 1 Oct 2016 – 31 Mar 2017

16–17

£4.00 1 Oct 2016 – 31 Mar 2017

Apprentices

£3.40 1 Oct 2016 – 31 Mar 2017
TUPE: Failure to inform and consult (max) 13 weeks’ gross pay per affected employee N/A

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