Statutory Paternity Pay for adoption is paid at a flat rate of £148.68 per week, as of April 2019, or 90% of your average weekly earnings, whichever is less, for a maximum two week period.
Your average weekly earnings are calculated using your gross pay, which includes pay that forms part of your National Insurance contributions.
Note: This content is provided as general background information and should not be taken as legal advice or financial advice for your particular situation. Make sure to get individual advice on your case from your union, a source on our free help page or an independent financial advisor before taking any action.
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