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Weekly Benefit
 
2016/17
2015/16
Basic Retirement Pension
Single person
£119.30
£115.95
Couple
£190.80
£185.45
Child Benefit
First eligible child
£20.70
£20.70
Each subsequent child
£13.70
£13.70
Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)
Average weekly earnings £112 or over (2015/16 £112)
£88.45
£88.45
Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP)
90% of average weekly pay
First 6 weeks
First 6 weeks
Lower of £139.58 (2015/16 £139.58) or 90% average weekly earnings
Next 33 weeks
Next 33 weeks
Minimum rate
£100.80
£100.80
Statutory Adoption Pay (SAP)
39 weeks
39 weeks
Statutory Paternity Pay (SPP)*
2 weeks
2 weeks
Both SAP and SPP

Lower of £139.58 (2015/16 £139.58) or 90% average weekly earnings 

 

 

Minimum rate
£100.80
£100.80

*Additional statutory paternity pay (ASPP) has been replaced by shared parental leave. 

 

 

Jobseekers Allowance

Single person (25 or over) 

£73.10
£73.10
Couple (both 18 or over)
£114.85
£114.85
National Minimum Wage
From 1 October 2016
From 1 October 2015
  21 - 24
£6.95
£6.70
18 - 20
£5.55
£5.30
16 and 17
£4.00
£3.87

 

Apprentices* 

£3.40 

£3.30 

*Rate applies to apprentices under 19, or those 19 and over in the first year of apprenticeship.
 

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