A global comparison of SMP Rates (Statutory Maternity Pay)

brazilian maternityOK, perhaps not exactly global SMP Rates!

But nevertheless, a comparison of SMP Rates (Statutory Maternity Pay) from some of our closest neighbours and from across the pond just in time for World Cup 2014!

 

If you have any further additions – please do let us know.

United Kingdom  – Duration 39 weeks

6 weeks @ 90% average weekly earnings then 33 weeks @ 90% of average earnings or £138.18 per week whichever is lower.

France Duration 16 weeks

100% pay, paid by state. Fathers allowed 2.5 weeks on full pay

Germany – Duration 14 weeks

14 weeks (100%) 6 before birth, 12/14 months (65%

Norway Duration 47 or 57 weeks

47 weeks @ 100% pay or 57 weeks @ 80% pay

Finland Duration 39 weeks

6 weeks @ 90% wages then 33 weeks @ 90% of average earnings or state set figure whichever the lower.

USA – Duration 12 weeks

12 weeks unpaid leave. If insured can claim 6 to 8 weeks 60% of salary

Brazil – Duration 120 – 180 days

120 – 180 days 100%, salary partially tax-deductible for employers

New Zealand – Duration 14 weeks

14 weeks paid leave at government set amount.

Cameroon14 weeks

14 weeks 100%

Iran – 6 months

6 months 100%

Uruguay – 12 weeks

12 weeks 100%

For further help or advice on SMP Rate or Statutory Maternity Pay calculations contact us

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