Update: Increase of rates from 6 April 2014
10th February, 2014
The Welfare Benefits Up-rating Act 2013 provides for the annual increase to rates of certain benefits and is effective through the Welfare Benefits Up-rating Order 2014, which has recently been published.
The Order outlines the new rates for tax year 2014-2015, which have been increased by 1% on the current year and will come into effect on 6 April 2014.
The weekly rate for statutory sick pay will increase from £86.70 to £87.55.
The weekly rate for statutory maternity pay, ordinary and additional paternity pay and adoption pay will increase from £136.78 to £138.18.
For further information or advice on your obligations or entitlements under the Welfare Benefits Up-rating Order 2014, please contact Claire Brook on 01244 405575 or send an email to [email protected].
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