Closed consultation

Parental bereavement leave and pay

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We're seeking views on options for regulations to fulfil certain provisions contained in the Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill which is currently being considered in Parliament.

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Consultation description

We’re seeking views on key issues which will help to shape the policy on Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay, to ensure that the policy is right both for those who seek to rely on it and those who have to administer it.

It focuses on:

  • the definition of a bereaved parent
  • how and when to take the leave
  • notice and evidence requirements.

We welcome views from working parents, employers, groups representing working parents and employers, groups involved in bereavement care, and legal, HR and payroll professionals.


Consultation on parental bereavement leave and pay

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Published 28 March 2018