Maternity, paternity and adoption pay are increased

The standard rate of statutory maternity, paternity and adoption pay increases from £135.45 to £136.78 per week from 7 April 2013. 

Also

XpertHR legal timetable and HR calendar Keep up to date with new legislation, consultations and HR developments in 2012 with XpertHR's legal timetable and HR calendar. 

How to manage statutory maternity pay The XpertHR "how to" section explains how to establish whether or not an employee is eligible for statutory maternity pay and the steps to take if she is eligible. 

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

Family-friendly rights The XpertHR employment law manual has guidance on statutory maternity, paternity and adoption pay. 

The XpertHR Liveflo service includes a number of workflows for employers to use when dealing with family-friendly rights, including: