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Statutory parental and SSP payments 2018

The weekly rates that will apply from 7 April 2019 to statutory maternity, paternity, shared parental, adoption and statutory sick pay are as follows:



Weekly rate/limit from April 2019

Statutory maternity pay, maternity allowance, paternity pay, shared parental pay and adoption pay

£148.68 (or 90% of the employee’s average weekly earnings if this figure is less than the statutory rate)

Statutory sick pay (SSP


Earnings threshold (lower earnings limit)