Experts welcome new Acas guidance on supporting bereaved employees

Experts have welcomed an update to Acas’s bereavement guidance to better reflect the rules around leave entitlements for employees who have lost children or experienced a stillbirth. The new guidance from the government’s arbitration service now outlines the statutory maternity and paternity leave rules for parents who have lost a pregnancy after 24 weeks, and has also been updated to include the parental bereavement leave entitlement introduced in 2020. Acas’s bereavement guidance also includes new resources for supporting staff who have suffered Covid-related bereavements.

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