Does an employee made redundant while on additional paternity leave have any special rights?
Is a primary adopter obliged to return to work before taking the full 52-week adoption leave entitlement for his or her partner to be able to take additional paternity leave?
If an employee who qualifies for additional paternity pay is dismissed as redundant should he be paid his full additional paternity pay entitlement?
Is the mother obliged to return to work before taking her full 52-week maternity leave entitlement for the father to be able to take additional paternity leave?
No. The primary adopter must return to work for his or her partner to be able to take additional paternity leave, but there is no requirement for the primary adopter to have any of his or her adoption leave entitlement remaining.
Additional paternity leave in relation to a child adopted within the UK can be taken during the period beginning 20 weeks after the child’s placement for adoption and ending one year after the placement. The primary adopter can choose to begin his or her adoption leave period up to two weeks before the placement. Therefore, the primary adopter could take his or her full entitlement to 52 weeks’ adoption leave and there would still be two weeks remaining for his or her partner to take as additional paternity leave before the end of the first year of the placement.
Where the child is adopted from overseas, adoption leave cannot begin before the child enters Great Britain, so if the primary adopter takes the full 52 weeks, there would not be time for his or her partner to take any additional paternity leave, as it must be taken within the first year after the child enters Great Britain.
Can a father take statutory additional paternity leave while his partner is on maternity leave?
Can an employee take statutory additional paternity leave while his or her partner is on adoption leave?
How much statutory additional paternity leave can an employee take?
How much statutory additional paternity leave can an employee take where the mother or primary adopter dies?
Can part weeks of statutory additional paternity leave be taken?
Does an employee’s additional paternity leave have to follow immediately after the mother’s maternity leave period?
In an adoption situation, does an employee’s additional paternity leave have to follow immediately after the primary adopter’s adoption leave period?
To how much additional paternity pay is an employee entitled if the mother returns to work with, for example, six weeks' statutory maternity pay remaining, but the employee does not begin additional paternity leave until two weeks later?
To how much additional paternity pay is an employee entitled if the primary adopter returns to work with, for example, six weeks' statutory adoption pay remaining, but the employee does not begin additional paternity leave until two weeks later?
For the purposes of entitlement to statutory additional paternity leave, in what circumstances is the mother treated as having returned to work?
Do employees on additional paternity leave continue to accrue annual leave during this period?
Where an employee is provided with a car allowance instead of a company car can this be withdrawn if the employee goes on additional paternity leave?
Can an employee take on paid work during additional paternity leave?
How many keeping-in-touch days can an employee work while on additional paternity leave?
Are the 10 keeping-in-touch days during maternity, adoption and additional paternity leave pro-rated for part-time employees?
Can an employee work from home on his or her keeping-in-touch days?
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