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Staff Policy To Take Time Off For Adoption Appointments

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Genie Team
Genie Team
Sep, 28 2022

When to use this template

This policy sets out arrangements for employees and agency workers to take time off work to attend certain appointments connected to the adoption of a child or children.

Key issues covered in this template

  • 12 week rule
  • Adoption
  • Adoption appointments
  • Adoption leave
  • Appointment requested
  • Day-to-day policy
  • Employment policy
  • Implementation and changes
  • Notice period
  • Review process
  • N/A

What to watch out for

  • That the policy sets out clear arrangements for employees and agency workers to take time off work to attend certain appointments connected to the adoption of a child or children

  • That the policy is clear about what types of appointments are covered by the time off entitlement

  • That the policy sets out how much time off is allowed for each appointment

  • That the policy is clear about how the time off entitlement can be used, for example, whether it can be taken as paid or unpaid leave, or whether it can be taken in blocks of time or as individual appointments

  • That the policy sets out any conditions that apply to the taking of time off for adoption appointments, such as giving advance notice to the employer

  • That the policy sets out what happens if an employee or agency worker is unable to attend an adoption appointment due to unforeseen circumstances

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Genie Team

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Additional information

Business categories

Business activities

Relevant sectors

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing

Mining

Construction

Manufacturing

Transport

Energy

Wholesale

Retail

Finance

Insurance

Real Estate

Legal Services

Consumer, Public & Health Services

Education

Media

Consultancy

Technology

Public Administration

Sport & Entertainment

Other

Relevant company sizes

1 - 3

4 - 19

20 - 49

50 - 249

250 - 999

1000 +

Governing law

England and Wales

Language

English UK

Gender neutral

Yes