Current statutory rates, such as tax allowances, statutory sick pay and statutory maternity pay.

This tool:

  • Provides up-to-date information on each statutory rate as well as listing recent and forthcoming changes.
  • Carries links to relevant official websites for more details.

Disability

  • Personal independence payment (PIP)

    A benefit for those aged 16 to 64 with an illness or disability who need help to get around or look after themselves. The rate depends on how the condition affects an individual, not the condition itself.

  • Industrial injuries disablement benefit

    A benefit for those who are disabled as a result of an accident at work or those who have contracted a disease or deafness because of work.

  • Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)

    A benefit available to individuals with an illness or disability that offers financial support to those unable to work and personalised help to get people into work.

Family-friendly rates

  • Statutory maternity leave

    The minimum entitlement to time off work for employees on maternity leave. This leave is irrespective of length of service.

  • Statutory maternity pay

    The statutory rate of pay for women on maternity leave. It is subject to the employee's average earnings meeting the lower earnings limit.

  • Maternity allowance

    Maternity allowance is a weekly benefit for women who cannot get statutory maternity pay. Jobcentre Plus pays the benefit directly to entitled women.

  • Statutory paternity pay

    The statutory rate of pay for employees on paternity leave. It is subject to the employee's average earnings meeting the lower earnings limit.

  • Statutory adoption leave

    The minimum entitlement to time off work for employees on adoption leave. This leave is irrespective of length of service.

  • Statutory adoption pay

    The statutory rate of pay for employees on adoption leave. It is subject to the employee's average earnings meeting the lower earnings limit.

  • Statutory shared parental leave

    A type of leave that is available to parents with babies due on or after 5 April 2015, and to adoptive parents of children who are placed for adoption on or after 5 April 2015.

  • Statutory shared parental pay

    The statutory rate of pay for employees on shared parental leave. It is subject to the employee's average earnings meeting the lower earnings limit.

  • Statutory paternity leave

    The minimum entitlement to time off work for employees on paternity leave. There is a minimum service requirement.

Income support and benefits

  • Income support

    Financial help for those on a low income. The rate depends on an individual's (or couple's) circumstances.

  • Jobseeker's allowance

    Jobseeker's allowance is a benefit available to individuals who are not working or who are working on average less than 16 hours a week. The rate depends on an individual's (or couple's) circumstances.

Pay

  • National minimum wage

    Updated to include the new rates of the national minimum wage in force from 1 October 2016.

  • Statutory sick pay

    The amount of pay an employee is entitled to while sick. It is subject to the employee's average earnings meeting the lower earnings limit.

Redundancy

  • Statutory redundancy pay

    A ready reckoner for calculating statutory redundancy payments according to the rules set out in s.162 of the Employment Rights Act 1996.

Retirement

  • State pension

    The state pension entitlement of those who have reached state pension age. It is based on national insurance contributions.

Tax credits

Tax rates and allowances

  • Income tax rates and allowances

    Income tax allowance is the amount an individual is allowed to earn before they must pay income tax. Tax is payable on all earnings over this figure.

  • National insurance

    Employees are liable to pay national insurance contributions, depending on which class of employment they fall into. Employers are also liable to pay national insurance contributions.

  • Company car taxation

    The amount of tax payable on company cars (the "car benefit charge") and the fuel used in them (the "car fuel benefit charge"). The rates of taxation are based on the carbon dioxide emissions of the company car in question.

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