Increase in compensation limits, payments for time off work and national minimum wage

Increase in compensation limits, payments for time off work and national minimum wage's Tags

Tags related to this article

Increase in compensation limits, payments for time off work and national minimum wage

Published 12 March 2018

Compensation limit Current From 6 April 2018
Maximum limit on a week's pay £489 £508

Maximum compensatory award for unfair dismissal

£80,541

£83,682

Minimum basic award for certain unfair dismissals (dismissals for reasons of trade union membership or activities, health and safety duties, pension scheme trustee duties or acting as an employee representative or workforce representative) £5,970 £6,203

National Minimum Wage (Hourly)

  Current From 1 April 2018
Maximum limit on a week's pay

£7.50

£7.83

Maximum compensatory award for unfair dismissal

£7.05 £7.83

Development Rate (18-20)

£5.60 £5.90

Young Workers Rate (16-17)

 £4.05  £4.90

Apprentice Rate

 £3.50  £3.70

Prescribed maximum weekly rate for family leave

  Current From 1 April 2018

Maternity/adoption, paternity and shared parental pay

£140.98 £145.18

Statutory sick pay - maximum weekly rate (for 28 weeks in any period of incapacity)

Current From 6 April 2018
£89.35   £92.05

Authors

Ceri Fuller

Ceri Fuller

London - Walbrook

+44 (0)20 7894 6583

Zoë Wigan

Zoë Wigan

London - Walbrook

+44 (0)20 7894 6564

Key Contacts

Alex Lock

Alex Lock

Bristol

+44 (0)117 918 2305

< Back to articles