Managing Adoption Leave is not dissimilar to managing Maternity leave. The key difference is how the child is delivered. A child must be matched with the parent and at the time of the match the parent has 7 days to notify their employer of the match. At this time the parent will be given a date by which the child will be placed with them and the plans for Managing Adoption Leave from an employment point of view can begin.
As with all employee relations matter sensitivity or lack of can make this a joyful or bitter experience. How you treat the adoption can work to strengthen or ruin the working relationship. To get professional HR advice on these questions and much more, contact us. Here at Metis HR Ltd we know what to do and how to do it.
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