Employed adopters are usually entitled to adoption leave and may be entitled to adoption pay, which is a legal right. Some employers may offer a more generous scheme than the statutory one, but they cannot offer less than the statutory amounts.
As January 2023, Statutory Adoption Leave is 52 weeks. It’s made up of:
The latest guidance on adoption leave and pay is available here: https://www.gov.uk/adoption-pay-leave/leave