Changes to Statutory Pay Rates

From April 2015, there will be changes to the statutory levels for sick pay, maternity, paternity and adoption pay, and shared parental pay.

  Until 4 April 2015 From 5 April 2015
Maternity, Paternity and Adopotion Pay £138.18 per week £139.58 per week
or
90% of the employee’s average weekly earnings, if this figure is lower than the Government’s set weekly rate
 
Shared Parental Pay £138.18 per week £139.58 per week
or
90% of the employee’s average weekly earnings, if this figure is lower than the Government’s set weekly rate
 
  Until 5 April 2015 From 6 April 2015
Sick Pay £87.55 per week £88.45 per week

 

Shared parental pay and leave is available for employees with babies due on or after 5 April 2015 and for employees who are adopting where the child is placed for adoption on or after that date. For further information on entitlement to shared parental leave and pay, visit the Gov.uk website.

NSCC members can receive free employment advice from Croner by calling0844 249 9873 and stating that they are an NSCC member.