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Statutory Maternity Pay - What is Statutory Maternity Pay?

Find out more about Statutory Maternity Pay.

What is Statutory Maternity Pay?

A weekly payment for women who are on maternity leave from work.

Applies to: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

Age rules: There are no specific age rules

Type of benefit: Non means tested

Taxable: Yes

Administered by: Your employer

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