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Parental Bereavement Pay and Leave Bill

Parental Bereavement Leave

Parents who suffer the devastating loss of a child will be entitled to 2 weeks’ statutory leave, Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom announced on 23 January as she laid new regulations in Parliament. The Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay Regulations,...

New powers to investigate stillbirths

Over the years there have been calls from bereaved parents, charities and others for a more transparent and independent process for determining the causes of, and learning from, stillbirths. The government has now launched a consultation on proposals to...

Baby Loss Awareness Week

The death of a baby is not a rare event. It can happen to anyone. Every year, thousands of people in the UK are affected by the death of a baby or experience pregnancy loss. A collaboration between more...