What happens to my Statutory Paternity Pay entitlement if I work during the time I am being paid it?

You are not entitled to receive any other payments for employment while you are receiving Statutory Paternity Pay (SPP) from an employer. If you do any paid work for an employer who is not the employer that is paying you SPP, the employer who was liable to pay you SPP can cease paying you for the remainder of the pay period.

Note: This content is provided as general background information and should not be taken as legal advice or financial advice for your particular situation. Make sure to get individual advice on your case from your union, a source on our free help page or an independent financial advisor before taking any action.

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