SAM is always promoting ways to improve wellbeing and promote a healthy workplace. We wanted to share some top tips for how you and your team can look after yourselves this winter, making sure absence is reduced and nobody suffers with “Winter Blues”!
YES you can and YES you should!
You have a duty of care to maintain reasonable contact with employees during a period of absence. Equally, an employee has a responsibility to maintain reasonable contact with the school.
In September 2018, a new workplace right to paid leave for bereaved parents was officially enshrined in law. It is expected to come into force in 2020 and is the first law of its kind in the UK intended to support those affected by the tragedy of childhood mortality.