Changes to Statutory Payments from 1 April 2018
From April 2018, there will be a rise in the statutory rates for maternity pay, paternity pay, shared parental pay, adoption pay and sick pay.
With effect from 1 April 2018 statutory maternity, adoption, paternity and shared parental pay will rise from £140.98 to £145.18, and the weekly rate for the first 6 weeks will be 90% of the employee’s average weekly earnings.
Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) will also increase from £89.35 to £92.05.
National Minimum & Living Wage
The revised National Minimum & Living Wage rates will also increase from April 2018.
These increases for each age range are shown below: