Employers are increasingly focused on using health initiatives to remove barriers to gender equality, diversity and inclusion. We round up five gender-focused health-related policies that have caught on in UK workplaces in recent years.
UK Coaching talks to XpertHR about the development of its pregnancy loss support, and how this has helped to drive a culture change in the organisation.
We look at four employment tribunal cases in which the claimants successfully argued that they were discriminated against during difficult pregnancies and pregnancy loss.
Pregnancy loss charities have welcomed recent initiatives by some employers to offer paid time off to employees affected by miscarriage or stillbirth. One form of pregnancy loss that is rarely talked about, however, is termination for medical reasons. Jane Fisher takes us through the specific difficulties that can arise and how employers can help.
Vicki Robinson, deputy director at the Miscarriage Association, and Jo Broadbent, counsel knowledge lawyer at Hogan Lovells, discuss how to support employees affected by miscarriage or stillbirth.
Updated to include information on parental bereavement leave and pay, in force from 6 April 2020.
A model letter to advise an employee who has suffered a stillbirth after 24 weeks' pregnancy of their entitlements in respect of maternity leave, parental bereavement leave and sickness absence.
A model letter to advise an employee whose baby has died after birth of their entitlements in respect of maternity leave, parental bereavement leave and sickness absence.
Updated with a new section within the letter to cover parental bereavement leave.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to pregnancy loss.
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