Campaign for paid compassionate leave for bereaved parents

Posted by Sara Thompson on

Are employees entitled to time off when a family member or loved one dies? Should there be a statutory right allowing paid leave in certain circumstances?

Sara Thompson, Solicitor, and Charlotte Marshall, Trainee Solicitor, consider the question of bereavement leave in light of a private members' bill in Parliament which proposes paid leave for parents on the death of a child under 18.


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Sara is a Senior Solicitor in the Employment team based in Oxford. She advises on both contentious and non-contentious employment matters.

Sara Thompson
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Charlotte is a Solicitor based in our London office.

Charlotte Marshall
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