The new Statutory Payment Rates for 2010/11 have been announced. The new rates are as follows:The current Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) weekly rate of £79.15 is being retained for 2010/11. The Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP) standard rate will be £124.88 for payment weeks beginning on or after 4 April 2010. The current rate is £123.06. The same weekly rate applies to Statutory Paternity and Statutory Adoption Pay. If you would like any help with any of these statutory payments please do get in touch.