Statutory Maternity Pay, Statutory Paternity Pay, Statutory Adoption Pay and Shared Parental Pay will increase from £139.58 to £140.98 per week (or 90% of the employee’s average weekly earnings if this figure is less than the statutory rate). This change is expected to come into effect from 2 April 2017; and

Statutory Sick Pay will increase from £88.45 to £89.35 per week. This is expected to occur on 6 April 2017.

Please note that this information is provided for general knowledge only and therefore specific advice should be sought for individual cases.