Employment Legislation

Statutory Maternity, Paternity, Adoption, Shared Parental and Parental Bereavement Pay

Legislation

Statutory Maternity, Paternity, Adoption, Shared Parental and Parental Bereavement Pay

Date

4 April 2021

Summary

Here are the rates of statutory pay for April 2021-2022.

Type of payment or recovery2022 to 2023 rate
SMP – weekly rate for first 6 weeks90% of the employee’s average weekly earnings
SMP – weekly rate for further 33 weeks£156.66 or 90% of the employee’s average weekly earnings, whichever is lower
Statutory Adoption Pay (SAP) – weekly rate for first 6 weeks90% of employee’s average weekly earnings
SAP – weekly rate for further 33 weeks£156.66 or 90% of the employee’s average weekly earnings, whichever is lower
Statutory Paternity Pay (SPP) – weekly rate for 2 weeks£156.66 or 90% of the employee’s average weekly earnings, whichever is lower
Statutory Shared Parental Pay (ShPP) – weekly rate (maximum of 37 weeks)£156.66 or 90% of the employee’s average weekly earnings, whichever is lower
Statutory Parental Bereavement Pay (SPBP) – weekly rate for 2 weeks£156.66 or 90% of the employee’s average weekly earnings, whichever is lower
Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) - standard weekly rate£99.35

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