Employment | Pensions
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The Department for Work and Pensions have released new rates for statutory maternity, paternity, adoption, shared parental leave and sick pay along with the National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage.
The new rates will take effect on 2 April 2023, increasing the current rates by up to 10% compared with the current statutory entitlements. For instance:
However, the weekly earnings threshold a worker must meet to become eligible for statutory parental pay or statutory sick pay will remain at £123 per week.
In addition, the Government have announced the rates of the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage which will apply from 1 April 2023. The National Living Wage will increase to £10.42, up by 92p with all other rates detailed here.
You must ensure you have updated all relevant payroll to ensure compliance with these new rates from 1 April 2023.