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Understand your rights to leave and pay on the adoption of a child.

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    Your rights during adoption leave

    While you are on adoption leave, you continue to benefit from all of your rights and benefits (except remuneration) as though you were at work. You can read our article on statutory adoption pay to help you work out what kind of pay you can get while on adoption leave. This article will clarify what […]

  • read more on Adoption Leave: Redundancy, Detriment, Dismissal and Remedies

    Adoption Leave: Redundancy, Detriment, Dismissal and Remedies

    Remedies: Detriment and Unfair Dismissal This advice applies in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. If you live in another part of the UK, the law may differ. Please call our helpline for more details. If you have further questions and would like to contact our advice team please use our advice contact form below […]

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    Adoption Leave

    Who can take adoption leave? Have you recently been matched with a child? Find out the rules on adoption leave.

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  • read more on Your rights during adoption leave

    Your rights during adoption leave

    While you are on adoption leave, you continue to benefit from all of your rights and benefits (except remuneration) as though you were at work. You can read our article on statutory adoption pay to help you work out what kind of pay you can get while on adoption leave. This article will clarify what […]

  • read more on Adoption Leave: Redundancy, Detriment, Dismissal and Remedies

    Adoption Leave: Redundancy, Detriment, Dismissal and Remedies

    Remedies: Detriment and Unfair Dismissal This advice applies in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. If you live in another part of the UK, the law may differ. Please call our helpline for more details. If you have further questions and would like to contact our advice team please use our advice contact form below […]

  • read more on FAQs – working during Maternity, Adoption or Shared Parental Leave

    FAQs – working during Maternity, Adoption or Shared Parental Leave

    Can I work while on Maternity/Adoption/Shared parental leave? Yes and No! If you receive Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP), Statutory Adoption Pay (SAP) or Maternity Allowance (MA) then you can work up to 10 Keeping in Touch (KIT) days for your employer. If you receive Shared Parental Pay (ShPP) you can work up to 20 Shared Parental […]

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    Adoption Leave

    Who can take adoption leave? Have you recently been matched with a child? Find out the rules on adoption leave.