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adoption leave

  • My partner is adopting. Am I entitled to Ordinary Paternity Leave?  more...
  • I'd like to take Ordinary Paternity Leave to adopt. What notice do I need to give?  more...
  • I'm taking Ordinary Paternity Leave to adopt. Can I change the date of my leave?  more...
  • What happens to my job terms and conditions while I'm on Ordinary Paternity Leave to adopt?  more...
  • Am I entitled to return to the same job after taking Ordinary Paternity Leave for adoption?  more...
  • Am I entitled to Statutory Paternity Pay when adopting?  more...
  • When can my Statutory Paternity Pay for adoption start?  more...
  • What arrangements do I need to make with my employer when claiming Statutory Paternity Pay to adopt?  more...
  • Am I entitled to take adoption leave?  more...
  • What notice do I have to give if I want to take adoption leave?  more...
  • When can I take adoption leave?  more...
  • Can I change the date my adoption leave starts?  more...
  • What will happen to the terms and conditions of my job while I'm on adoption leave?  more...
  • Can I return to the same job from adoption leave?  more...
  • What arrangements should I make for returning to work after adoption leave?  more...
  • When does my adoption leave end?  more...
  • Can I return to work flexibly after adoption leave?  more...
  • Am I entitled to pay whilst on adoption leave?  more...
  • When will my Statutory Adoption Pay start?  more...
  • How much Statutory Adoption Pay will I receive?  more...
  • Can I work whilst receiving Statutory Adoption Pay?  more...
  • How does adoption leave work if I am adopting more than one child during the same placement?  more...
  • Can my employer penalise me if they think that Iím going to take or have asked to take adoption leave?  more...
  • What happens if my planned adoption placement is disrupted or terminated?  more...
  • What happens to my Statutory Adoption Pay entitlement if I work during the time that I am being paid it?  more...
  • What happens to my job if I take unpaid parental leave of more than four weeks on top of adoption leave?  more...
  • What happens if my employer attempts to avoid paying me Statutory Adoption Pay?  more...
  • Are there any circumstances where my employer does not have to pay me Statutory Adoption Pay?  more...
  • My employers say I'm not entitled to adoption leave because I'm not an employee. Is this correct?  more...
  • Am I entitled to more paternity leave if more than one child is being adopted at the same time?  more...
  • My partner is adopting. Can I share her maternity leave?   more...
  • What happens to my job terms and conditions while I am on Additional Paternity Leave and am adopting?  more...
  • Am I entitled to return to the same job after taking Additional Paternity Leave when adopting?  more...

further information

GOV.UK has useful information on Adoption Leave and Pay. Also see the website of the charity Working Families.