Statutory Rate Update

A reminder of the current rates associated with various statutory payments.

1.Unfair Dismissal/Redundancy
The cap on a week's pay relevant for several awards/payments including unfair dismissal basic award and redundancy payment is now £464.00 per week. Accordingly, the maximum unfair dismissal basic award and statutory redundancy pay is now £13,920. The maximum unfair dismissal compensatory award is the lower of £76,574 or 52 weeks’ gross actual pay at the time of dismissal.

2.Failure to provide written terms of employment/contract of employment

Employees have right to receive a copy of their written terms within two months of commencing employment. Tribunals have the right where this has not occurred