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Parental bereavement leave and pay consultation: government response

In response to a consultation on parental leave and pay regulations, the Government has taken the following decisions: the policy will use a broad definition of a "bereaved parent"; parental bereavement leave and pay can be taken as a single block, or as two separate weeks; employed parents will have a window of 56 weeks to use the entitlement; notice requirements will be flexible and will distinguish between leave taken very soon and leave taken at a later period; and evidence requirements will mirror existing requirements used for other family leave and pay rights, where it is practicable to do so.

Link to response
Category: Employment » Parental rights. Keyword(s): Parental bereavement leave and pay. Area(s) of law: Employment.
Source: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

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