HR & Employment Law Insights

Helping family businesses, start-ups, charities, social enterprises, and other growing or established businesses throughout the UK make sense of HR and Employment Law challenges.

The annual increase in statutory benefits came into effect on 6 April – our clients don’t need to take any action in relation to updating your handbooks but what about non-clients?

The increases you need to be aware of are Statutory maternity pay, statutory paternity pay and statutory adoption pay increases from £135.45 to £136.78 per week.

The weekly earnings threshold for these payments rises from £107 to £109. Statutory sick pay increases from £85.85 to £86.70.

The weekly earnings threshold also rising from £107 to £109.

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