Royal baby: paternity leave entitlements for Prince William
As the world waits for the arrival of royal baby Cambridge, Shoosmiths considers the current statutory paternity leave entitlements of expectant fathers and how these are expected to change in the future.
While some employers offer more generous contractual benefits, the only legal requirement is for the statutory minimum entitlement to paternity leave and statutory paternity pay to be offered to employees.
Statutory paternity leave and pay is also available to those who adopt and similar rights and obligations to those set out in this briefing apply in adoption cases…
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