The following Employment guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
The concept of ‘a week’s pay’, calculated in accordance with sections 220–229 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA 1996), is important for a number of statutory employment rights, including:
the statutory right to pay during a notice period—see Practice Note: Statutory minimum notice—Employee rights during the notice period
calculation of the basic award or an additional award for failure to comply with an order for reinstatement or re-engagement in unfair dismissal cases—see Practice Notes: The basic award—Calculation, Reinstatement—Second stage reinstatement hearing—compensation and additional award and Re-engagement—Second stage reinstatement hearing—compensation and additional award
calculation of the statutory maximum compensatory award for unfair dismissal (although not for assessing the amount of the compensatory award itself—see Practice Note: The unfair dismissal compensatory award—Statutory maximum
calculation of a statutory redundancy
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