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Statutory Pay Rate changes – April 2015

March 13, 2015 12:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Statutory Pay Rates from 6 April 2015

Limit on a week’s pay for calculating redundancy and unfair dismissal basic award

£475

Maximum basic award for unfair dismissal and statutory redundancy payment (30 weeks’ pay subject to the limit on week’s pay

£14,250

Maximum compensatory award for unfair dismissal

£78,335

Statutory shared parental pay (ShPP)

Statutory rate or 90% of employee’s weekly earnings if this is lower.

£139.58

Statutory maternity pay (SMP)First six weeks – 90% of employee’s average weekly earnings. Remaining weeks at the statutory rate or 90% of employee’s weekly earnings if this is lower. £139.58
Statutory adoption pay (SAP)Statutory rate or 90% of employee’s weekly earnings if this is lower. (First six weeks – 90% of employee’s weekly earnings – from 5 April 2015). £139.58
Statutory paternity pay (SPP)Statutory rate or 90% of employee’s weekly earnings if this is lower. £139.58
Statutory sick pay £88.45

Our advice, as usual, is to ensure you make changes to your pay system to ensue that any payment changes take effect from 6 April 2015 to avoid facing a claim.

If you need any HR support for the new Shared Parental Leave, or Adoption Leave or Parental Leave rights, ring as in the office on 0845 463 3231.  Sickness absences cases can be tricky and complex too – so whether it’s frequent short-term absence, or suspected pattern absence, or long term ill health, we have lots of experience in cases like this.  Call us on for a chat.  Find out what other small businesses in the Midland think of us right here.



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