Key amounts

Last date reviewed/updated: 1st April 2019

Statutory Sick Pay: £94.25 per week
SMP and SPP (basic rate): £148.68 per week
Maximum week's pay (for redundancy calculation): £525.00
Lower earnings limit: £118.00 per week
Unfair dismissal - Maximum basic award: £15,750.00
Unfair dismissal - Maximum compensatory award: £86,444.00

National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage:

Workers aged 25 years and over:                                 £8.21 per hour
Workers aged 21 - 24 years: £7.70 per hour
Workers aged 18 - 20 years: £6.15 per hour
Workers aged under 18 years: £4.35 per hour
Apprentices aged under 19: £3.90 per hour
Apprentices in 1st year regardless of age:   £3.90 per hour