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Sample letter of notice for adoption leave and pay to an employer

Patricia Kavanagh

NI number: AB123456C

12 May 2017

Dear Mrs Rossi,

I am writing to give you notice of my intention to take adoption leave and claim my statutory adoption pay. I was matched for adoption on 10 May 2017 and I am expecting Charlie to be placed with me on 19 June 2017. I would like my leave to start at the beginning of that week, on 19 June 2017.

We have decided that I will receive statutory adoption pay whilst my partner will claim statutory paternity pay.

Please find attached a copy of my matching certificate which informs you of the adoption agency’s name and address, my name and address, and confirms the date Charlie is expected to be placed with us and the date we were informed about this.

Yours sincerely,

Patricia Kavanagh

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