Guidance on adoption pay published
Technical guidance aimed at employers published by BIS to coincide with implementation of new rules
The Department of Businesss Inoovation & Skills has published a technical guidance document on adoption pay to help employers understand the new rules in force from 5 April.
The major changes are that:
* adoption leave becomes a 'day 1 right' * statutory adoption pay will be paid at the earnings related rate in the first 6 weeks * new groups of parents will qualify for adoption leave and pay * adopters will be entitled to take time off work to attend adoption meetings
Published: 07/04/2015 10:09