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A call for two weeks' paid bereavement leave, do we really need it?

Wednesday 13th January 2021 - 01:39 pm

If you had a bereavement in your family, would it be easy for you to take time off work to grieve? Or would you feel under pressure to get back to your job?

A group of MPs, business leaders and charities are calling on the government to give 2 weeks of statutory leave for those who lose a partner or close relative.

Others say it will cost too much particularly as the economy is already struggling.

Kate Patterson who is the director of Gift of Blessing Trust, and a Tutor at St. Mellitus Theological College speaks to Premier's Esther Higham

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