Statutory Payments to Increase from April 2017


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Posted on 30 Mar 2017

Rates for statutory sick pay, statutory maternity. adoption, paternity and shared parental pay will increase in  April 2017. 

Statutory Sick Pay increases to £89.35 per week with effect from 6 April.

The maximum prescribed rate for statutory maternity, adoption, paternity and shared parental leave increases to £140.98 per week with effect from 2 April. 

For full details, together with the annual changes to compensation limits, see our Employment Law Essentials.

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