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Increase in Statutory Benefits from 10th April 2023


The Department of Work and Pensions has now published details of the Benefit rates that will apply from 10 April 2023.

These were announced in a Written Statement to Parliament by Mel Stride, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on 17 November 2022

The Secretary stated these increases are in line with the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) for the year to September 2022. This means that they will increase by 10.1% from 10 April 2023.

The increases include to:

The following benefits will all increase from £156.66 to £172.48 per week

  • Statutory Maternity Pay
  • Statutory Paternity Pay
  • Statutory Adoption Pay
  • Statutory Shared Parental Pay
  • Statutory Parental Bereavement Pay
  • Maternity Allowance

Statutory Sick Pay will increase from £99.35 to £109.40 per week

25th November 2022