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HMRC internal manual

Statutory Payments Manual



Abbreviation Meaning
Acas Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service
AO Accounts Office
APL Additional Paternity Leave
APP Adoption Pay Period
AWE Average Weekly Earnings
BIS Department for Business Innovation & Skills
DANSP Decisions and Appeals for National Insurance and Statutory Payments
DEENI Department for Education and Learning
DWP Department for Work and Pensions
ESA Employment Support Allowance
ET Earnings Threshold
EWC Expected Week of Childbirth (also known as Confinement)
GB Great Britain
HA Health Authority
HMRC HM Revenue & Customs
HWS Health and Work Service
LEL Lower Earnings Limit
LRA Labour Relations Agency
MA Maternity Allowance
MPP Maternity Pay Period
MW Matching Week
NHS National Health Service
NI National Insurance
NICs National Insurance contributions
ONW Official Notification Week
PAYE Pay As You Earn
PIW Period of Incapacity for Work
PL Paternity Leave
PPP Paternity Pay Period
PTCPP Personal Tax Customer Product and Process
PTS Percentage Threshold Scheme
QD Qualifying Day
QW Qualifying Week
SAL Statutory Adoption Leave
SAP Statutory Adoption Pay
SER Small Employers Relief
ShPP Shared Parental Pay
SML Statutory Maternity Leave
SMP Statutory Maternity Pay
SPL Shared Parental Leave
SPP Statutory Paternity Pay
SSP Statutory Sick Pay
SPDT Statutory Payments Dispute Team
UEL Upper Earnings Limit
UK United Kingdom
WDs Waiting Days