The purpose of this policy is to set out the organisation’s stance on employee entitlements to parental bereavement leave which is effective from 6 April 2020. The organisation understands that the death of a child, or a stillbirth, can be one of the most harrowing experiences of someone’s life and is committed to providing support to employees who go through this experience.


Parental bereavement leave is available from day one of employment. It is available to employees on the death of a child under the age of 18. Employees may take parental bereavement leave if they fall into any one of the following categories:

  1. a “natural” parent

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