Published15th April 2020
TopicHR & Culture
New rates of statutory pay have now come into effect.
New rates of statutory pay from April 2020
The National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage figures below are hourly rates.
National Living Wage
- Workers aged 25 and over: increased from £8.21 in 2019 to £8.72.
National Minimum Wage
- Workers aged 21 but under 25: increased from £7.70 in 2019 to £8.20.
- Workers aged 18 but under 21: increased from £6.15 in 2019 to £6.45.
- Workers aged 16 or 17: increased from £4.35 in 2019 to £4.55.
- Apprentices: increased from £3.90 in 2019 to £4.15.
Statutory maternity, paternity, adoption, shared parental, parental bereavement and sick pay
These are the new weekly rates from April 2020:
- Statutory sick pay increased from £94.25 a week in 2019 to £95.85.
- Statutory maternity, paternity, adoption, shared parental and parental bereavement pay increased from £148.68 a week in 2019 to £151.20.
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