NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE

Applicable from 1st October 2012 and reviewed annually

Age/type

From 1st October 2012

21 and over

£6.19

18 – 20

£4.98

Over compulsory school age but not yet 18

£3.68

Apprentice rate

£2.65

 

PAYMENTS/LIMITS IN RELATION TO FAMILY FRIENDLY RIGHTS

Applicable from April 2012 and reviewed annually

Payment

Weekly rate

 

 

 

Length of pay period

From April 2012

From April 2013

Statutory Maternity Pay

(total maximum 39 weeks)

90% of normal weekly pay*

6 weeks

£135.45

£136.78

Maximum 33 weeks

Statutory Paternity Pay

£135.45

£136.78

Maximum 2 weeks

Additional Statutory Paternity Pay

£135.45

£136.78

Maximum 19 weeks

Statutory Adoption Pay

£135.45

£136.78

Maximum 39 weeks (i.e. no provision for 6 weeks at 90%)

*In the circumstance that 90% of normal weekly earnings is less than the standard rate (i.e. £135.45 from April 2012), then the lower amount is payable.

 

STATUTORY SICK PAY

Reviewed annually

From April 2012

£85.85

Maximum 28 weeks

From April 2013

£86.70

Maximum 28 weeks

 

LOWER EARNINGS LIMIT

Employees who earn less than this amount per week are not entitled to receive SSP/SMP/SAP/SPP/ASPP

From April 2012

£107

From April 2013

£109

 

EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL AWARDS/LIMITS

Applicable from 1st February 2013 and reviewed annually

Statutory Right

Maximum Award/Limit

Unfair Dismissal:

Basic Award

Compensatory Award

Additional Award

£13,500

£74,200

£11,700 – £23,400

Discrimination

Unlimited

Maximum week’s pay for redundancy purposes

£450

Maximum Statutory Redundancy Payment

£13,500

Breach of contract

£25,000

Failure to provide Statement of Main Terms

2 or 4 weeks’ pay

Statutory Guarantee Pay (per day)

£24.20 (payable for 1 working week per 3 months)

 

Version 5 February 2013

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