HMRC announces new rates of SSP and maternity, paternity and adoption Pay  

Subject to Parliamentary approval, the rates for statutory sick pay and statutory maternity, paternity and adoption pay are set to increase from April 2009.  

The standard rate of statutory sick pay will rise from £75.40 to £79.15 per week. The standard rate of statutory maternity, paternity and adoption pay will rise from £117.18 to £123.06 per week  

For more information visit this web link: http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/employers/stat-pymnt-rates09-10.htm