Adoption leave and pay

Topic Index
Adoption leave
Rights during adoption leave
Keeping in touch
Returning to work
Adoption pay



  • Adoption rights are available to individuals who adopt and/or to one member of a couple where a couple adopts jointly.
  • The partner of an individual adopter may be entitled to paternity leave and pay.
  • Similarly, the partner of a couple adopting jointly who does not take adoption leave may be entitled to paternity leave.
  • Adopters of children placed for adoption on or after 3 April 2011 benefit from additional adoption pay and leave....
    The full version of this article is available to subscribers only. To read the full article you must sign in.
    Or Subscribe
    Find out more about subscription