So employer says I don't get paid maternity pay because I am short about 3 days from being at the company for 26 Weeks to qualify from the date given of the expect birth.
I don't really understand why I am being punished by the goverment from moving jobs, my national contribution did not stop bewteen jobs so why are we punished?
am I missing something?
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to be be honest you are better of at work, all they do is sleep, eat, cry and need cleaning..
You're preaching to the wrong person. I think it is more to do with people not screwing over the employer and not to do with tax contributions. But like I stated earlier it is readily available information and really you should have looked it up before switching employers. Then you could have factored that into making your decision of switching jobs. You can't blame others for your mistake. (edited)
Its about starting a new job and then leaving them with out the employee?
I do agree, a pain that its so close to the dead line for qualification though.
The line has to be drawn somewhere
And the same tax as the millions of people who are not currently having children and not 'demanding' extra time off.
No doubt you'll be claiming child benefit and using local schools etc - I don't see you getting short changed anytime soon.
I thought you'd already answered that?
"because I am short about 3 days from being at the company for 26 Weeks to qualify from the date given of the expect birth".
Alternatively, abstain whilst changing jobs. Would never fall into the dilemma
They also smile after doing an explosive poop and puke combo. Makes cleaning up the fallout worth it just for that one smile.
There will always be a line, and people on the wrong side will get shafted / lose out.
If you are working from home anyway then you can help her and still get full pay..
You will expect Child Benefit, something I will never get. You will expect priority parking spots, and will bitch if someone not carrying a sprog parks there. You will get other benefits that many are not entitled to. Welcome to the real world.
Why can you have sex at 16, but not buy media depicting it?
Why do you have to wait until you are 21 to drive an HGV, but if you kill people for a living you can do it earlier?
Rules & law. And you should have read them.
You never will understand as you don’t want to. Many have explained.
the rule is there for everyone and everyone is in the same boat regarding 26 weeks. There has to be a cut off point and they just put it out for everyone regardless if you moved jobs or just starting a job..
you could of read the rules, which I’m sure an educated person would of read up on paternity rules when they found out they were going to be a parent. So will of seen that, if not people only have themselves to blame.
if you new about the 26 week rule would of you stayed at your old job for the sake of £300 odd?
What has ssp got to do with Paternity Pay? You need to accept you made a mistake and get over it
You've chosen to have baby, and you've chosen to change jobs. It seems that you've not made yourself ware of all of the ins and outs surrounding government requirements for receiving payments when your baby arrives.
My partner changed jobs just before she got pregnant, and we were fully aware of the implications prior to this so saved accordingly to ensure that we could afford for her to be off work when the baby arrived. I took annual leave; I had been in my job for long enough to be eligible but 1.Statutory paternity payment is paltry, and 2.As an employee with an income who has chosen to bring a child into the world, I don't think that I should be relying on government handouts to support that.
be an employee
give the correct notice
have been continuously employed by your employer for at least 26 weeks up to any day in the ‘qualifying week’
The ‘qualifying week’ is the 15th week before the baby is due. This is different if you adopt.
Beat me to it. OP, ask your parents how much they got paid when you were born. I think you'll find the arrangements are a lot more generous now. (edited)
To stop people abusing the system, Ask the department what deal with it, why do you not get ssp for the first 3 days? Why do you not get dole if you leave your job after paying in yet others never work get everything?
rule is there your choice not to look it up.
I find strange you can manage on £300 for 2 weeks money, it’s getting that’s about 1 night out lately..
Why are you taxed as individual but only receive benefits based on you being a couple/married?
Why does a family of 2 people earning £30K get access to benefits and pay less tax than one with 1 worker who earns £60K?
Its just the way the rules work.
They cant pay out for everyone all the time.
There are winners and losers, there has to be.
working late always a good one, depending what you do work might send you on a course or to another branch over the weekend always good for a lads weekend away. get rid of socilal media that way you can't be tagged and caught out.
i was lucky i worked in a hotel when my kids were born, so had lots of early starts or late functions and had to stop over lol..
What reason is there for me not being eligible?
I've paid the same national insurance as if I didn't move job
It makes no sense other the punishing tax payers moving jobs
Making no sense I'm talking about SSP of 147£ a week which is paid by the government
What's that got to do with screwing over the employer
Issue is I've paid the same tax as someone who hasn't moved jobs so why aren't I eligible
Your not really hearing my point why am I more entitled if I didn't leave my job?
What difference is it
Has the mother earned (or will she have earned) more than £123 per week in this job between 19 February 2022 and 16 April 2022?
If women answer yes then there eligible
If men answer yes we're not eligible still
So different treatment if we're male
Of course we're not the ones giving birth but it's £300 for 2 weeks so we can take it off to spend helojng the mother
I just don't understand it
Sorry but WHY does there have to be a cutoff point
Not all paternity pay is statutory rate, it depends on how miserly/generous your employer is. I got my full salary as some top them up, just like some do sick pay. (edited)
Any more pointers? So when me and the mrs have a kid... I can get out of doing everything? ... Or just stay at work?
I’ve worked in payroll previously, it doesn’t cost the employer anything as it’s deduced from their national insurance contributions.
I don’t get why you’re punished for moving jobs if you’vepaid National Insurance contributions all that time.
It seems on here the mentality is ''tough luck'' and ''it is what is is'' which is a poor stance to take, as if I'm the bad guy trying to claim the benefits of paying my tax and national insurance.
Same question of ''have you worked more then x in the last 12 months'' is asked to females and if they say yes then they are entitled, if your a man and say yes, then tough luck