Key amounts

Last date reviewed/updated: 3rd April 2020

Statutory Sick Pay: £95.85 per week
SMP and SPP (basic rate): £151.20 per week
Maximum week's pay (for redundancy calculation): £538.00
Lower earnings limit: £120.00 per week
Unfair dismissal - Maximum basic award: £16,140.00
Unfair dismissal - Maximum compensatory award: £88,519.00

National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage:

Workers aged 25 years and over:                                 £8.72 per hour
Workers aged 21 - 24 years: £8.20 per hour
Workers aged 18 - 20 years: £6.45 per hour
Workers aged under 18 years: £4.55 per hour
Apprentices aged under 19: £4.15 per hour
Apprentices in 1st year regardless of age:   £4.15 per hour