No rise in statutory rates for 2016-17

03 December 2015

The proposed 2016-17 statutory rates for adoption pay, maternity pay, paternity pay, shared parental pay and sick pay have been published and they are to remain the same as the 2015-16 rates.

The proposed benefit and pension rates 2016-17 are set out below:

 

2015-16

2016-17

Statutory Adoption Pay

 

 

Earnings threshold

£112.00

£112.00

Standard Rate

£139.58

£139.58

 

Statutory Maternity Pay

 

 

Earnings threshold

£112.00

£112.00

Standard Rate

£139.58

£139.58

 

Statutory Paternity Pay

 

 

Earnings threshold

£112.00

£112.00

Standard Rate

£139.58

£139.58

Additional statutory paternity pay

£139.58

£139.58

 

Statutory Shared Parental Pay

 

 

Earnings threshold

£112.00

£112.00

Standard Rate

£139.58

£139.58

 

Statutory Sick Pay

 

 

Earnings threshold

£112.00

£112.00

Standard Rate

£88.45

£88.45

The statutory payment recovery rates have not yet been confirmed by the Department for Work and Pensions.