Managing adopting parents

New law in force

The Equality Act came into force on 1 October 10. Some of the information on this page may be out of date.

This section contains advice on managing adopting parents, with information on adoption leave and pay, managing the return to work after adoption leave, and good practice on communication before and during adoption leave.

Additional guidance on managing adopting parents can be found in the Arranging cover for maternity and adoption leave, Requests for flexible working and Parental leave and time off for dependents sections of this toolkit.

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