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Experts say ‘fundamental change’ is needed to compassionate leave policies in the UK

on Jul 29, 2021 | 0 comments

By Ellen Ormesher

Specialist death brand Farewill says “fundamental change” is needed to compassionate leave legislation as it develops a policy template and guidelines that any employer can adapt for their own business.

New research carried out by OnePoll has revealed that almost 79% of UK workers believe the current government guidelines for compassionate leave should be more definitive.

Currently in the UK workers have no legal entitlement to paid leave if their spouse, parent or best friend dies, and any time off given just needs to be deemed ‘reasonable’ by their employer.

The time people are able to take varies greatly based on the Read full story ›

Source: The Drum