If an employee is not at work for a variety of reasons the employer may be required to make a Statutory payment.

There are detailed conditions for an employee to qualify for any of these payments.

Employees are only eligible for a payment if they have sufficient average weekly earnings of least the lower earnings limit of £116 per week or over.

Maximum Payment Period Amount
Statutory Sick Pay up to 28 weeks £92.05
Statutory Maternity Pay First 6 weeks 90% of weekly earnings
Next 33 weeks £145.18
Statutory Paternity Pay 2 weeks £145.18
Statutory Adoption Pay First six weeks 90% of weekly earnings
Next 33 weeks £145.18
Shared Parental Pay Next 33 weeks £145.18