Statutory Paternity Pay

When your wife, partner or civil partner gives birth or adopts a child, you may be entitled to Statutory Paternity Pay.

SPP is paid for a maximum of 2 weeks to employees who satisfy the qualifying conditions.

The weekly rate is £151.97 (4th April 2021)  or 90% of the employee's average weekly earnings, whichever is lower.

If you an issue with or a query about a payment, you should contact the HMRC statutory payment dispute team.  Details of how to do so can be accessed at the link below.    

Last updated: 01 April 2021