Essential points

This page includes the current rates and limits on the following awards and payments:

  • compensation limits including unfair dismissal and statutory redundancy pay
  • Statutory Sick Pay
  • maternity, paternity and adoption pay
  • National Minimum Wage rates
  • Income tax allowances
  • tribunal fees
  • Disclosure and Barring Service fees for criminal record checks.

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