Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “statutory paternity pay”

statutory paternity pay

noun [U]     ( abbreviation SPP) LAW, HR, WORKPLACE
money that must by law be paid to the father of a new baby while he is away from his job: Most employees will be entitled to statutory paternity pay of £100 a week. → Compare statutory maternity pay
(Definition of statutory paternity pay noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of statutory paternity pay

Word of the Day

pump iron

to lift heavy weights for exercise

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More