SMP Pay Instruction

SmpPayInstruction [Schema]

Name Type Required Description
AverageWeeklyEarningOverride AverageWeeklyEarning no Optional override value to the Average Weekly Earnings calculation. If this value is set then the calculated value is ignored.
PayAsLumpSum xsd:boolean yes Flag to indicate if the entire statutory absence payment should be paid as a lump sum.
PayPartWeek xsd:boolean yes Flag to indicate if part weeks should be paid as opposed to payments being made as full weeks only.
BabyDueDate xsd:date yes The date the baby is due.
BabyBornDate xsd:date no The baby's actual birth date.
Stillbirth xsd:boolean yes Flag to indicate if the baby was still born.
KeepInTouchDays xsd:date
(list of)
no A record of the Keep in Touch days the mother has worked during SMP absence.

Interits from: AbsencePayInstruction[Schema]

Name Type Required Description
AbsenceStart AbsenceDate yes The start date of the employee absence.
AbsenceEnd AbsenceDate no The end date of the employee absence, leave blank if the absence is long-term and the end date is not known.
StatutoryOffset xsd:boolean yes Flag to indicate if the statutory payment should be offset.

Interits from: PayInstruction [Schema]

See Understanding Pay Instructions for more information on how pay instructions can be used.

Name Type Required Description"
StartDate xsd:date yes The date the instruction will come into effect.
EndDate xsd:date no The date the instruction will end, open ended instructions will run forever.
Description xsd:string ( max: 200) no The pay line descripton override; this description will override the default description from the pay code. See Customising the Payslip for more information on customising the payslip output and using runtime variables.
PayLineTag xsd:string ( max: 100) no If specified, the PayLineTag value is used to decorate all child pay lines generated by the instruction.


<?xml version="1.0"?>
<SmpPayInstruction xmlns:xsi="" xmlns:xsd="">
  <KeepInTouchDays />
  "SmpPayInstruction": {
    "StartDate": "2022-01-12",
    "EndDate": "2022-01-12",
    "Description": "string",
    "PayLineTag": "string",
    "AbsenceStart": "2022-01-12",
    "AbsenceEnd": "2022-01-12",
    "StatutoryOffset": "true",
    "AverageWeeklyEarningOverride": "123.99",
    "PayAsLumpSum": "true",
    "PayPartWeek": "true",
    "BabyDueDate": "2022-01-12",
    "BabyBornDate": "2022-01-12",
    "Stillbirth": "true",
    "KeepInTouchDays": { "Date": [] }