Maternity, paternity and adoption pay are increased

The standard rate of statutory sick pay increases from £81.60 to £85.85 per week on 6 April 2012. 


Model documents: maternity rights, paternity rights and adoption rights The XpertHR policies and documents service has model contract clauses, policies, forms and letters on maternity, paternity and adoption leave and pay. 

Pay for employees not at work: the basics The XpertHR employment law manual has guidance on statutory maternity, paternity, adoption and sick pay.