Statutory Employment Rates 2022

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Confused about the current rates and limits on the following awards and payments for 2022:

  • NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE/LIVING WAGE
  • COMPENSATION LIMITS
  • FAMILY FRIENDLY LEAVE
  • SICK PAY

Then worry no more we've got you covered.

The current rates are as follows*

NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE/LIVING WAGE

Category of Worker From 1st April 2022
Aged 23 and over (NLW) £9.50 per hour
Aged 21-22 £9.18 per hour
Aged 18-20 £6.83 per hour
Aged 16-17 £4.81 per hour
Apprentice £4.81 per hour
Accommodation Offset £8.70 per day

COMPENSATION LIMITS

Complaint From 6 April 2022 - Maximum Award
Unfair Dismissal
- Basic Award
- Compensatory Award
£17,130
£93,878
A week's pay (for calculating unfair dismissal
basic award and redundancy payment)
£571
Statutory Redundancy Pay £17,130

FAMILY FRIENDLY LEAVE

Leave From 3rd April 2022 Maximum Period
Statutory maternity pay (higher rate) (SMP) 90% of normal earnings 6 weeks
rate) (Statutory maternity pay (basic rate) (SMP) £156.66 per week or 90% of normal weekly earnings if lower 33 weeks
Statutory paternity pay (SPP) £156.66 per week or 90% of normal weekly earnings if lower 2 weeks
Statutory Adoption Pay (higher rate) (SAP) 90% of normal weekly earnings 6 weeks
Statutory Adoption Pay (basic rate) (SAP) £156.66 per week or 90% of normal weekly earnings if lower 33 weeks
Statutory Shared Parental Pay (ShPP) £156.66 per week or 90% of normal weekly earnings if lower 39 weeks less any time taken by the mother or adopter
Statutory Parental Bereavement Pay £156.66 per week or 90% of normal weekly earnings if lower 2 weeks

STATUTORY SICK PAY

From 6 April 2022 (SSP) - £99.35

* all rates correct at time of publication

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