In April there are a number of changes to statutory payments for employers to be aware of:

From 6th April Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) will increase from £95.85 to £96.35 per week.

From 4th April statutory payments increase from £151.20 to £151.97 for:

  • Statutory Maternity Pay
  • Statutory Paternity Pay
  • Statutory Adoption Pay
  • Statutory Shared Parental Pay
  • Statutory Parental Bereavement Pay

Sickness and absence issues can present a real challenge for employers – if you’re uncertain about how to handle a particular case in your company, contact us for additional advice and support.