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Sick Pay Guide for Employers

Information Further Help For more information about SSP you can also visit the Department for Work & Pensions website at www.dwp.gov.uk For more information about employment rights employees and employers can contact Acas, go to www.acas.org.uk or phone 08457 474 747. Statutory Sick Pay calculator The Statutory Sick Pay calculator is available on the HMRC website – go to www.hmrc.gov.uk/calcs/ssp.htm The calculator will help employers work out if their employee is entitled to SSP and if so, provide a schedule of the weekly payments that employers should make. It will also help you work out if employers are entitled to recover any of the SSP they have paid to all their employees in each tax month. Employees and employers in Northern Ireland Arrangements in Northern Ireland are bas... »

Maternity Leave and Statutory Maternity Pay

NEW – From April 2011, the standard rate of Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP), Statutory Adoption Pay (SAP) and Statutory Paternity Pay (SPP) in the UK increased from £124.88 per week to £128.73 per week. There have been a number of changes to Maternity Leave & Maternity Pay since 6th April 2003 with the addition of rights to paid adoption and paternity leave, and the right for parents of young children to apply to work flexibly. These rights, together with existing rights to parental leave and time off for dependants, provide parents with more opportunities than ever before to balance work and family life, whilst being compatible with, and beneficial to, business efficiency. Maternity Leave & Statutory Maternity Pay business advice Crown Copyright © 2003-2011 »

Adoptive Parents – Rights to Leave & Pay

NEW – From April 2009, the standard rate of Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP), Statutory Adoption Pay (SAP) and Statutory Paternity Pay (SPP) in the UK increased from £117.18 per week to £123.06 per week. The Government is committed to helping working parents. Rights to leave and pay for adoptive parents have been introduced for employees whose children are placed with them on or after 6 April 2003. »