The statutory rates for sick, maternity, paternity, shared parental leave and adoption pay are set to increase in April.
Statutory rates from April 2018
The new statutory rates for the 2018-2019 tax year will be as follows:
- Statutory maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental pay will increase on 1 April to £145.18 a week (up from £140.98). Maternity allowance will increase to the same rate on 9 April.
- Statutory sick pay will increase on 6 April to £92.05 per week (up from £89.35).