Other Useful Rates


Weekly Benefit
2011/12
2010/11
Basic Retirement Pension
Single person
£102.15
£97.65
Couple
£163.35
£156.15
Child Benefit
First eligible child
£20.30
£20.30
Each subsequent child
£13.40
£13.40
Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)
Average weekly earnings £102 or over (2010/11 £97)
£81.60
£79.15
Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP)
90% of average weekly pay
First 6 weeks
First 6 weeks
Maximum £128.73 (2010/11 £124.88). Minimum 90% average weekly pay
Next 33 weeks
Next 33 weeks
Minimum rate
£91.80
£87.30
Statutory Adoption Pay (SAP)
39 weeks
39 weeks
Statutory Paternity Pay (SPP)*
2 weeks
2 weeks
Both SAP and SPP
90% of average weekly pay
Max £128.73
Min £91.80
Max £124.88
Min £87.30
Jobseekers Allowance
Single person
£67.50
£65.45
Couple
£105.95
£102.75
National Minimum Wage**
From
1 Oct. 2011
From
1 Oct. 2010
21 and over
TBA
£5.93 pHs.
18 - 20
TBA
£4.92 pHs.
>16 and 17
TBA
£3.64 pHs.


* Additional statutory paternity pay (ASPP) may be available on or after 3 April 2011.
**Apprentice rate of £2.50 applies to apprentices under 19, or those 19 and over in the first year of apprenticeship.