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Increases to rates and compensation from April 2015
Another year brings another increase in rates for family related leave, SSP and compensation.
Family Related Leave
As of 5 April 2015, statutory maternity, adoption, paternity, additional paternity and shared parental pay will increase to £139.58 a week.
From 6 April 2015, the weekly rate of statutory sick pay will increase to £88.45
Where the effective date of termination falls on or after 6 April 2015;
- the maximum limit on a week’s pay will be £475.
- the maximum compensatory award for unfair dismissal will be £78,335.