Paternity

Your guide to Paternity rights, pay and leave.

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    An introduction to Paternity Leave

    Paternity leave is the right to have time off work for fathers and partners after the birth or adoption of a child. Many people are also entitled to paternity pay at this time.

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    Sample declaration

    Declaration I am the father of the expected child or the pregnant woman’s husband/civil partner or the pregnant woman’s live-in partner or an intended surrogate parent of the expected child. I am taking time off work in order that I may accompany the pregnant woman when she attends an appointment for the purpose of receiving […]