New Employment rates and limits for 2019

6 Mar 2019 | Comment


New rates and limits in the Employment field for 2019 have now been published by Government.

From 6 April 2019 the following changes will be made:

  • Week’s pay  = £525 (currently £508)
  • Basic award for unfair dismissal = £15,750 (currently £15,240)
  • Max compensatory award for unfair dismissal = £86,444 (currently £83,682) (or one year’s gross pay if lower)
  • Statutory sick pay = £94.25 (weekly) (currently £92.05)

Some other increases to statutory amounts include statutory maternity/paternity pay can be found by following the table:

Date in force Benefit/allowance Amount Maximum period
7 April 2019 – 6 April 2020 Statutory Maternity Pay £148.68 (weekly amount) 33 weeks
7 April 2019 – 6 April 2020 Statutory Paternity Pay £148.68 (weekly amount) 2 weeks
7 April 2019 – 6 April 2020 Statutory Adoption Pay £148.68 (weekly amount) 33 weeks
7 April 2019 – 6 April 2020 Maternity Allowance £148.68 (weekly amount) 39 weeks
7 April 2019 – 6 April 2020 Shared Parental Pay £148.68 (weekly amount) 39 weeks
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