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Adoption, Paternity or Shared Parental Leave for Adoptive parents and Pay employer toolkit

Adoption Date Planner

Adoption leave and pay

Adoptive parents and their partners are entitled to time off for appointments and Adoption Leave. Follow our good practice guide below and download our calendar of key dates which you should make a note of to ensure a smooth adoption process for you and your staff.

Adoption Paternity leave and pay

The partners of the main adopter are entitled to paternity leave and pay. Learn more about it by looking at our calendar or key date and adoption guidance for more information.

Adoption Shared Parental Leave

Adoptive parents are entitled to shared parental leave. Learn more about it by looking at our guidance and template policy below.

Adoption, Paternity or Shared Parental Leave for Adoptive parents and Pay downloads

Video case studies

In our first video - Melanie, founder of the Parenting Network, The Met Office talks about how their maternity coaching programme has helped them to retain and promote talented working mothers and in our second video - Lucy Hancock from iCrossing talks about how how it works for her having a work life balance.

Last updated: 29 Jun 2016