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Key Payments and Limits 2016-17

Key Compensation Limits

Compensation Current Rate Date From Previous Rate
Unfair dismissal compensatory award £78,962* 06 April 2016 (£78,335)
Limit on a week’s pay £479 06 April 2016 (£475)
Statutory redundancy pay (Maximum) £14,370 06 April 2016 (£14,250)
Basic award (Maximum) £14,370 06 April 2016 (£14,250)
Additional award (Refusal to reinstate) Between 26 and 52 weeks’ pay £12,454 – £24,908 06 April 2016 (£12,350 – £24,700)
Breach of right to be accompanied
(Maximum 2 weeks’ pay)
£958 06 April 2016 (£950)
Breach of contract (Tribunal maximum) £25,000 No change No change
Breach of flexible working regulations (Maximum 8 weeks’ pay) £3,832 06 April 2016 (£3,800)
Failure to collectively consult (Redundancy) 90 days’ gross pay (No maximum weekly limit)
Failure to inform or consult (TUPE) 13 weeks’ gross pay (No maximum weekly limit)

 

*Please note the maximum compensatory award is the lower of the statutory compensation or 52 weeks’ gross pay

National Minimum Wage

Age Current Rate Rate from
1 Oct 16 – 31 Mar 17
16 – 17 £3.87 £4.00
18 – 20 £5.30 £5.55
21+ £6.70 £6.95
Apprenticeship rate £3.30 £3.40

National Living Wage

Age Current Rate Rate from
1 Oct 16 – 31 Mar 17
25+ £7.20 £7.20

Family Benefits

From 6 April 2016

Payment Current Rate  
Maternity Pay £139.58 (Maximum)
Adoption Pay £139.58 (Maximum)
Paternity Pay £139.58 (Maximum)
Shared Parental Pay £139.58 (Maximum)

Statutory Sick Pay

From 6 April 2016

Payment Current Rate  
Statutory Sick Pay £88.45

 

This note is a summary of the issues and is not a substitute for detailed legal advice. It may contain information of general interest about current legal topics, but it should not be taken as providing legal advice on any of the topics covered.

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