Bereavement Leave

Bereavement Leave and Bereavement Payments   Bereavement leave is time taken off work when someone has died.     Most employers will allow staff to take bereavement leave ( known as compassionate leave) when someone close dies.  The amount of time you can take and whether or not you will be paid depends on the age of the person who died.   Who can get bereavement leave? Bereavement leave (which is classed as one form of Compassionate Leave) is an entitlement providing either: The person who died was a dependant (a partner, parent, child or someone else who relied on the [...]

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