2020 rates for SMP, SPP, ShPP, SAP and SSP released

10 January 2020

The Government has published the proposed statutory rates for Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP), Statutory Paternity Pay (SPP), Shared Parental Pay (ShPP) and Statutory Adoption Pay (SAP), which come into effect on 5 April 2020, the first Sunday in April. The rate is set to increase from £148.68 to £151.20 per week.

Statutory maternity, etc pay rates for 2019/20

28 February 2019

The Department for Work and Pensions has confirmed its proposed rates for statutory maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental payments from April 2019 (policy paper is here). These new rates will be effective from 7 April 2019.