Parental bereavement leave

April 2021 employment law changes: five things for HR to do

An annual update on the changes to employment law that are happening in April 2021 – IR35, national living wage, statutory pay rates...

April 2021 statutory maternity, paternity and sick pay rates published

8 Dec 2020

The government has published the proposed statutory rates for maternity pay, paternity pay, shared parental pay, adoption pay, parental bereavement...

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Charity calls for two weeks’ paid bereavement leave

10 Nov 2020

Two weeks’ statutory paid bereavement leave should be introduced for all UK employees who lose a close relative or partner,...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: Family Friendly Employer shortlist

5 Oct 2020

As we prepare to celebrate the Personnel Today Awards in November, it’s time to showcase those organisations that made the...

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Extend paid bereavement leave right beyond parents, urges CIPD

21 Jul 2020

The right to bereavement leave and pay should be extended to all employees experiencing a close family bereavement, not just...

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Furlough: parental pay to be calculated on usual earnings

27 Apr 2020

Furloughed workers taking parental or adoption leave will receive parental or adoption pay based on their usual earnings, not the...

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April 2020 employment law changes: eight tasks for HR

6 Apr 2020

Each April, HR professionals must ensure that their organisation complies with the latest round of amended employment laws and deadlines....

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Writing a parental bereavement leave policy: a guide for HR

24 Feb 2020

Employers should be updating their policies and procedures to take account of the introduction of parental bereavement leave in April....

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Could parental bereavement leave be too restrictive?

7 Feb 2020

It’s been welcomed by many as an important change to employment law, but could the Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay...

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