SSP Increase – but only £1.60 a week

The annual increase in work-related statutory payments came into effect from 5 April 2020, but Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) has increased by just £1.60 per week.

The new rates are:

Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) – £95.85 per week (was £94.25)

Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP), Statutory Adoption Pay (SAP), Statutory Paternity Pay (SPP) and Statutory Shared Parental Pay (ShPP) – £151.20 per week (was £148.68), or 90% of average weekly earnings, whichever is lower.

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