2022-23 statutory payment rates

29 November 2021

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has confirmed the 2022-23 rates for statutory pay.

The first six weeks of Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP) and Statutory Adoption Pay (SAP) remain the same, at 90% of the employee’s average weekly earnings (AWE). The statutory weekly rate for all weeks after this will be the lower of 90% of AWE or £156.66.

Statutory Paternity Pay (SPP), Statutory Shared Parental Pay (ShPP) and Statutory Parental Bereavement Pay (SPBP) will all share the same weekly rate of £156.66 or 90% of AWE, whichever is lower.

These changes will apply from 3 April 2022.

The weekly rate for Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) will be £99.35, this will apply from 6 April 2022.

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