Following the government Autumn Statement on 17th November 2023 and the indication that benefits would rise by 10.1%, the Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) weekly rate is to increased by 10.127% from £99.35 to the higher weekly amount of £109.40. The new rate will s applicable to relevant qualifying sickness days from 6th April 2023.
The qualifying average weekly earnings requirement remains frozen at £123.
The COVID19 temporary arrangement have been withdrawn for sometime, SSP is not from day 1 sickness and there is no longer a recovery of monies paid from the government.
For many that do not receive Occupational Sickness, the weekly rate will still be reviewed as being of low value.
Part of Tax Year 2023/2024 resources
IReeN.UK original from PAYadvice.UK 1/12/2022