New statutory pay rates from April 2018 published

illustration of peopleThe Department for Work and Pensions has published proposed statutory rates for maternity pay, paternity pay, shared parental pay, adoption pay and sick pay for 2018-19.

The new figures will come into force in April 2018.

Stephen Simpson, principal employment law editor at XpertHR, said:

“Their publication well in advance of April 2018 will help HR professionals to plan their budgets for 2018/19, and to prepare amendments to their policies and other documentation on family-friendly benefits for April 2018.”