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Ready Reckoner for calculating the number of weeks' pay due

Fill in your age and number of complete years' service. The calculator will then show how much statutory redundancy pay you are entitled to. To check on how this is calculated, see the table below. (The table starts at 20 because no-one below this age can qualify for a redundancy payment.) For the definition of a week's pay, see Redundancy Payments

If you are aged between 64 and 65, the amount due will be reduced by one-twelfth for every complete month you are over 64.

There is a limit on the amount of a week’s pay that can be taken into account in working out entitlement. The limit changes annually in line with the Retail Prices Index (up or down) as appropriate. The limit was raised from £280 to £290 on 1 February 2006. Calculation of entitlement where the reckonable period of service ended before 1 February 2006 should therefore be at the lower rate.

This page is intended only as a guide and shows how statutory redundancy pay is calculated for people who are entitled to receive it. Whether or not you are entitled to redundancy pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

To calculate your redundancy entitlement, please fill in the three fields below and click Submit button:

Please enter your age (Between 20 and 64):
 

Please enter the number of service years (Maximum 20):
 

Please enter your weekly pay (Maximum £290):
£

 

To see how this figure has been calculated, please see table below

Service (years) 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Age (years)                                      
20 1 1 1 1 -                            
21 1 1 ½ 1 ½ -                          
22 1 2 2 2 2 -                        
23 2 3 3 3 3 -                      
24 2 3 4 4 4 4 -                    
25 2 3 4 5 5 5 5 -                  
26 2 3 4 5 6 6 6 6 -                
27 2 3 4 5 6 7 7 7 7 -              
28 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 8 8 8 -            
29 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 9 9 9 -          
30 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 10 10 10 -        
31 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 10½ 11 11 11 11 -      
32 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 10½ 11 11½ 12 12 12 12 -    
33 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 11½ 12 12½ 13 13 13 13 -  
34 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 12½ 13 13½ 14 14 14 14 -
35 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 13½ 14 14½ 15 15 15 15
36 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 14½ 15 15½ 16 16 16
37 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 15½ 16 16½ 17 17
38 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 16½ 17 17½ 18
39 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 17½ 18 18½
40 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 18½ 19
41 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 19½
42 10½ 11½ 12½ 13½ 14½ 15½ 16½ 17½ 18½ 19½ 20½
43 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
44 3 10½ 11½ 12½ 13½ 14½ 15½ 16½ 17½ 18½ 19½ 20½ 21½
45 3 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
46 3 6 10½ 11½ 12½ 13½ 14½ 15½ 16½ 17½ 18½ 19½ 20½ 21½ 22½
47 3 6 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
48 3 6 9 10½ 11½ 12½ 13½ 14½ 15½ 16½ 17½ 18½ 19½ 20½ 21½ 22½ 23½
49 3 6 9 10½ 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
50 3 6 9 10½ 12 13½ 14½ 15½ 16½ 17½ 18½ 19½ 20½ 21½ 22½ 23½ 24½
51 3 6 9 10½ 12 13½ 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
52 3 6 9 10½ 12 13½ 15 16½ 17½ 18½ 19½ 20½ 21½ 22½ 23½ 24½ 25½
53 3 6 9 10½ 12 13½ 15 16½ 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26
54 3 6 9 10½ 12 13½ 15 16½ 18 19½ 20½ 21½ 22½ 23½ 24½ 25½ 26½
55 3 6 9 10½ 12 13½ 15 16½ 18 19½ 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
56 3 6 9 10½ 12 13½ 15 16½ 18 19½ 21 22½ 23½ 24½ 25½ 26½ 27½
57 3 6 9 10½ 12 13½ 15 16½ 18 19½ 21 22½ 24 25 26 27 28
58 3 6 9 10½ 12 13½ 15 16½ 18 19½ 21 22½ 24 25½ 26½ 27½ 28½
59 3 6 9 10½ 12 13½ 15 16½ 18 19½ 21 22½ 24 25½ 27 28 29
60 3 6 9 10½ 12 13½ 15 16½ 18 19½ 21 22½ 24 25½ 27 28½ 29½
61 3 6 9 10½ 12 13½ 15 16½ 18 19½ 21 22½ 24 25½ 27 28½ 30
62 3 6 9 10½ 12 13½ 15 16½ 18 19½ 21 22½ 24 25½ 27 28½ 30
63 3 6 9 10½ 12 13½ 15 16½ 18 19½ 21 22½ 24 25½ 27 28½ 30
64 3 6 9 10½ 12 13½ 15 16½ 18 19½ 21 22½ 24 25½ 27 28½ 30

 

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