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At a glance: rate increases

22nd May 2019 | England Athletics
At a glance: rate increases

From 1 April 2019, the following National Minimum Wage (NMW) increases came into force:

  • National Living Wage (workers aged 25 and over) - £8.21 per hour.
  • Standard adult rate (workers aged 21 to 24) - £7.70 per hour.
  • Development rate (workers aged 18 to 20) - £6.15 per hour.
  • Young workers rate (workers aged under 18 but above compulsory school age) - £4.35 per hour.
  • Apprenticeship rate - £3.90 per hour.

From 6 April 2019, the amount of a week’s pay for the purposes of calculating, amongst other things, statutory redundancy payments and the basic award for unfair dismissal increased to £525 per week. The statutory cap for the unfair dismissal compensatory award increased to £86,444.

From 7 April 2019, the prescribed rate for statutory maternity pay, statutory paternity pay, statutory adoption pay and shared parental pay increased to £148.68 per week.

If you have any queries on what this means for your club, please call our dedicated England Athletics Helpline on 0191 211 7797 or email [email protected]

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