New rates of statutory maternity pay and sick pay from 6 April 2014

The Welfare Benefits Up-rating Order 2014 has now been published which means that from the 6 April 2014 the following changes will come into force:

  • Statutory sick pay will increase from £86.70 to £87.55 and
  • Maternity pay, ordinary and additional paternity pay and adoption pay will increase from £136.78 to £138.18.

However, for the purpose of calculating maternity allowance, the rates will not come into force until 7th April 2014.

A full copy of the order can be accessed here: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2014/147/contents/made

For further information, contact a member of the Employment team

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