Government publishes new proposed statutory parental payments rates and SSP for 2019/20
Article by:Makbool Javaid |
The Government has published the proposed new benefit and pension rates for 2019 to 2020. From April 2019 the standard rate for Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP), Statutory Paternity Pay (SPP), Statutory Adoption Pay (SAP), Statutory Shared Parental Pay (SSPP) will increase from £145.18 per week to £148.68. The Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) rate will increase from £92.05 per week to £94.25. The weekly lower earnings limit threshold which has to be reached for SMP, SPP, SAP, SSPP and SSP to be paid will rise from £116 per week to £118.
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