Free Childcare

The next lot of rates to be updated are the family friendly pay rates for maternity pay, paternity pay, shared parental pay and adoption pay. As of 7th April (next Monday) rates will increase from £145.18 to £148.68 a week. On the same day, the minimum weekly earnings to qualify for parental pay will also increase from £116 to £118.

On 6th April 2019, the Statutory Sick Pay rate will increase from £92.05 to £94.25. The qualifying weekly earnings will be the same as parental pay.