After a 10 year campaign by Lucy Herd, Jack’s Law finally comes into effect from 1 April 2020. In memory of her son Jack Herd, these new regulations are the longest paid bereavement leave worldwide.
Under these new Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay regulations, all employed parents who lose a child under 18 have a statutory right to a minimum of two weeks’ leave, irrespective of how long they have worked for you.
People handle grief in different ways and as an employer it is important to be sensitive to this. The article below from HR4UK will help explain who is entitled, how to calculate paid leave and the best approach for your business.
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