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    Weekly Benefit
      2016-17 2015-16
    Basic Retirement Pension Single person £119.30 £115.95
    Married couple £190.80 £185.45
    Pension Credit Single person £155.60 151.20
    Married couple £237.55 230.85
    Statutory Pay Rates - Average weekly earnings £112 or over £111 or over
    Statutory Sick Pay £88.45 £87.55
    Statutory Maternity Pay First six weeks - % of weekly earnings 90% 90%
    Next 33 weeks £139.58 * £139.58 *
    Statutory Paternity Pay 2 weeks £139.58 * £139.58 *
    Statutory Adoption Pay 39 weeks £139.58 * £139.58 *

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    Employers proportion of SMP/OSPP/ASPP/SAP payments recoverable from HMRC
      2016-17 2015-16
    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
      2016-17 2015-16
    Student Loan Recovery Per Year £17,495 £17,335
    Per Month £1,457 £1,444
    Per Week £336 £333
    Rate of Student Loan Deduction 9% 9%

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