upper earnings limit

upper earnings limit
upper earnings limit (UEL)
An amount set by the government each year for the purposes of calculating the national insurance contributions (NICs)payable by employers and employees. In the tax year 2006/2007, the UEL is set at £645 each week. See also lower earnings limit (LEL).
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