How do I create statutory maternity payments?

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Within Cintra iQ, you can create a Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP) claim for an employee who is going on maternity leave. This includes 
  • Setting up Maternity Pay details
  • Creating a Maternity Payment Schedule
Before you begin to set up a Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP) claim, you must create a Maternity Leave calendar event. The Calendar of Events is the core control record for each employee which will hold all periods of absence.
As part of the maternity claim,  you can set up the Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP) payment for the employee.

To create a smp claim

Enter the Maternity Leave Dates

  1. Navigate to Cintra iQ: Employment Record> Forms> Parental Payments> Maternity Pay tab
  2. Open the desired record. The SMP Claim window appears.
  3. In the Maternity Leave Dates & KIT Dates tab, enter the MAT B1 received date.
    Note: When you enter the MAT B1 received date, you may get a warning message if the date is less than 21 days before the leave start date.
  4. Enter the Expected date of birth.
  5. Continue to fill in the other dates where necessary.
    Note: Once you have entered the Expected date of birth. The Maternity Pay Schedule and Maternity Pay tabs become active.
  6. Click the Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP) tab to view  and edit the statuatory payment details.

Create a Maternity Leave Schedule 

  1. Navigate to the Maternity Payment Schedule.
  2. Select the desired Payment scheme.
  3. Click the Refresh Schedule button. The Payment details appears in the Payment Summary pane.
  4. Click the View Schedule button to view and print the Occupational Maternity Payment Schedule.
  5. Click the Weekly Payments button to override the weekly salary payments.
  6. Select a Post for pension purposes, if necessary.
  7. Select pay partial weeks, if applicable.
  8. Click the OK button to save.

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