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    Main State Social Security Benefits

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    Weekly Benefit
      2017-18 2016-17
    Basic Retirement Pension Single person £122.30 £119.30
    Married couple £195.60 £190.80
    Pension Credit Single person £159.55 155.60
    Married couple £243.25 237.55
    Statutory Pay Rates - Average weekly earnings £113 £112
    Statutory Sick Pay £89.35 £88.45
    Statutory Maternity Pay First six weeks - % of weekly earnings 90% 90%
    Next 33 weeks £140.98* £139.58*
    Statutory Paternity Pay 2 weeks £140.98* £139.58*
    Statutory Shared Paternity Pay Maximum of 26 weeks can be taken by the father £140.98* £139.58*
    Statutory Adoption Pay First six weeks - % of weekly earnings 90% 90%
    39 weeks £140.98* £139.58*

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    Statutory Sick Pay - Daily Rates for 2017-18
    Unrounded
    Daily
    Rates
    No. of
    QD's in
    week
    1 Day
    to pay
    2 Days
    to pay
    3 Days
    to pay
    4 Days
    to pay
    5 Days
    to pay
    6 Days
    to pay
    7 Days
    to pay
    £12.7642 7 £12.77 £25.53 £38.30 £51.06 £63.83 £76.59 £89.35
    £14.8916 6 £14.90 £29.79 £44.68 £59.57 £74.46 £89.35  
    £17.8700 5 £17.87 £35.74 £53.61 £71.48 £89.35    
    £22.3375 4 £22.34 £44.68 £67.02 £89.35      
    £29.7833 3 £29.79 £59.57 £89.35        
    £44.6750 2 £44.68 £89.35          
    £89.3500 1 £89.35            

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    Employers proportion of SMP/OSPP/ASPP/SAP payments recoverable from HMRC
      2017-18 2016-17
    If your total Class 1 NICs (both employee and employer contributions) in the previous tax year were: Above £45,000 92% 92%
    Below £45,000 103% 103%

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    Student Loan Repayments


    Student Loan Recovery - Plan 1

    This plan is for students in Scotland or Northern Ireland or students who received EU Funding at any time in Scotland and Northern Ireland or before 1st September 2012 and you lived in England or Wales.

    Student Loan Recovery - Plan 1
      2017-18 2016-17
    Per Year £17,775 £17,495
    Per Month £1,481 £1,457
    Per Week £341 £336
    Rate of Student Loan Deduction 9% 9%

    Student Loan Recovery - Plan 2

    This plan is for students who took out their loan on or after 1st September 2012 and lived in England or Wales or received EU Funding and lived in England or Wales. Also, if you lived in England or Wales and took an advanced learner loan for a further education course.

    Student Loan Recovery - Plan 2
      2017-18 2016-17
    Per Year £21,000 £21,000
    Per Month £1,750 £1,750
    Per Week £403 £403
    Rate of Student Loan Deduction 9% 9%

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