New rates of statutory maternity pay and sick pay have been announced
Steve Webb, The Minister of State for the Department for Work and Pensions, has now announced the proposed rates for statutory sick pay and statutory maternity, paternity and adoption pay for 2012.
The changes which are expected to come into force on 9 April 2012 are as follows:
•Statutory Maternity, Paternity, Additional Paternity, Adoption Pay and Maternity Allowance will increase from £128.73 to £135.45; and
•Statutory Sick Pay will increase from £81.60 to £85.85.