New rates of Statutory Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Pay and Statutory Sick Pay

Posted in Employment

The Welfare Benefits Uprating Order has been published.  The Order sets the rates for Statutory Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Pay and Statutory Sick Pay from April 2014.

The changes that will come into force on 6 April 2014 are:

  • an increase in Statutory Sick Pay from £86.70 to £87.55, and
  • increases in Statutory Maternity Pay, Ordinary and Additional Paternity Pay and Adoption Pay from £136.78 to £138.18.

For the purpose of calculating Maternity allowance, the Order will come into effect on 7 April 2014.

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