Facts & Figures 2022/2023

National Minimum Wage / Living Wage

Category of Worker From 1 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

 

Family Friendly Leave

Leave From 3 April 2022 Max period
Statutory maternity pay (higher rate) (SMP) 90% of normal weekly earnings 6 weeks
Statutory maternity pay (basic rate) (SMP) £156.66 a week or 90% of normal weekly earnings if lower 33 weeks
Statutory paternity pay (SPP) £156.66 a 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 a week or 90% of normal weekly earnings if lower 33 weeks
Statutory shared parental pay (ShPP) £156.66 a 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 a week or 90% of normal weekly earnings if lower 2 weeks

 

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

 

Sick Pay

Payment From 6 April 2022
Statutory sick pay (SSP) £99.35 per week

you may also be interested in reading...

Receive updates
straight to your inbox

If you would like to be kept informed of our events and latest news, please subscribe to our newsletter

They are experts but without airs and graces, very down to earth and task-focused without losing sight of the people involved.

Chambers and Partners 2021