Acas developing employer guidance on staff bereavement

2014-02-17 Jennifer Renney-Butland posted:

Acas, in partnership with Cruse, is to develop new guidance for employers to assist with handling employees' bereavement.

The announcement was made during the Report Stage debate on the Children and Families Bill, in response to a proposed amendment aimed at introducing a statutory obligation to provide bereavement leave where an employee has lost a child.

The guidance will detail the existing statutory entitlements for bereaved employees and offer best practice suggestions for dealing with a wide range of situations which arise in this area. Acas will test the draft guidance through seminars with employers across the UK and it is expected the final guidance will be published in the summer. Contact us for help with handbook policies on compassionate leave and bereavement.

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