Statutory rates

Statutory rates are rates of payment paid and regulated by the UK government.  Many of these payments are updated annually. The following table has the current statutory rates for a number of benefits and regulations.

 Statutory Rates 2014-15Statutory Rates 2015-16
Redundancy pay (SRP) £464 per week £475 per week
 Maternity pay (SMP) £138.18 per week £139.58 per week
 Paternity pay (SPP) £138.18 per week £139.58 per week
 Adoption pay (SAP) £138.18 per week £139.58 per week
 Sick pay (SSP) £87.55 per week £88.45 per week
 Lower Earnings Limit (LEL) £111 per week £112 per week

National Minimum Wage

 2014-152015-16
Ages 16-17  £3.79 £3.87
Ages 18-20  £5.13 £5.30
 Ages 21+ £6.50 £6.70

DBS

An enhanced DBS check will cost £44 from 6 April 2015.

Tier 2 (General) Certificate of Sponsorship

The Tier 2 CoS currently costs £189.  This cost is normally picked up by the College/Service, whereas the cost of the visa should be picked up by the person.

Tier 5 (Government Authorised Exchange)

The Tier 5 CoS currently costs £21.  This cost is normally picked up by the College/Service, whereas the cost of the visa should be picked up by the person.