SSP

The weekly rate of SSP is increased by £0.85 from £85.85 per week to £86.70 per week from 06 April 2013.  This is an increase of 1%, as announced by the Chancellor in his Autumn Statement 2012.  The daily rates are unpublished at the time of publication

SMP, SAP, OSPP and ASPP

The 2013/14 standard weekly rate is increased by £1.33 to £136.78.  The daily rate is £19.54 exactly.  This is an increase of just less than 1%, as announced by the Chancellor in his Autumn Statement 2012.  The rates are:

2012/132013/14
Weekly Earnings Threshold£107.00£109.00
SMP / SAP / OSPP / ASPP Standard Rate£135.45£136.78
SMP, SAP, OSPP and ASPP optional daily rates£19.35£19.54
Percentage of payment recoverable92%92%
Percentage of payment recoverable (Small Employer’s Relief)100%100%
NI compensation recoverable under Small Employer’s Relief3%3%
Annual NICs threshold for Small Employer’s Relief£45,000£45,000