Change in rates from 6 April 2019
The cap on unfair dismissal compensatory awards was increased from £83,682 to £86,444.
The Vento Guidelines have been increased in discrimination cases. The new bands are:
- Lower band: £900 - £8,800
- Mid-band: £8,800 - £26,300
- Higher band £26,300 - £44,000.
From 6 April 2019 SSP has increased to £94.25 from £92.05 per week.
The National Minimum Wage has increased from £8.21 per hour from £7.83 from 1 April 2019.
Gender Pay Gap by 6 April 2019
All employers with more than 250 employees will be required to publish official reports on their pay gap along with an explanation, especially if there are any glaring disparities.