Statutory Sick Pay: leaflet

Help when you’re off work through illness.

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Statutory Sick Pay

Welsh: Statutory Sick Pay


If you can’t work because you are sick, your employer may pay you Statutory Sick Pay (SSP). SSP is the minimum amount that employers must pay by law.

This leaflet tells you more about SSP including who can get it and how much it is.

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Statutory Sick Pay

Published 1 June 2011