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Uplift in Statutory Rates Announced

February 03, 2014

The Welfare Benefits Up-rating Order 2014 (SI 2014/147) has now been published, detailing changes that come into force from 6 April 2014.

Employers should be aware that, from 6 April, the following weekly rates will apply:

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

For more information, contact Sarah Ash (+44 (0)20 3201 5626; sarah.ash@morganlewis.com) and Matthew Howse (+44 (0)20 3201 5670; mhowse@morganlewis.com).