Add your current monthly outgoings to our calculator to see how affordable these would be on the statutory minimum maternity pay. Pilots can see a reduction of up to 90%, which means that many aren’t even receiving enough to cover their training loan repayments, let alone any other bills.

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This calculator will compare your outgoings against the current statutory maternity pay amount.

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