What is the rate of paid parental bereavement leave and how will it be calculated?Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A NI on 1 March 2022
Employees on parental bereavement leave may also be entitled to statutory parental bereavement pay if they can satisfy certain statutory eligibility criteria. In summary, the employee must:
- Be in employed by you for a continuous period of at least 26 weeks;
- Remain in that employment at least until the day the child died; and
- Have received normal weekly earnings for the period of eight weeks ending with the relevant week that are not less than the lower earnings limit in force at the end of the relevant week (currently £120 for the 2021-2022 tax year).
The forthcoming regulations will set out the applicable rate of pay but, by way of indication, the corresponding pay entitlement in Great
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