The Insider - August

Hello! I’m Trainer Trev, head trainer here at the ELAS Group, and I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself!

have can have in trying to hold down a job whilst coming to terms with such an awful event, and the stress that it can bring. At the moment, there are no official details with regards to how much leave or what rate of pay will be provided under the new bill, however it is expected that the law is to be implemented in the autumn so employers should expect further details to be released in the coming months. Until then employers should endeavor to be as reasonable as possible when looking to support an employee through these tragic circumstances. For more information call our team today on 0161 785 2000 do for them as their employer? An employee has suffered the loss of a child. Is there anything I am obligated to

My values are simple. I believe that training should be fun, engaging and accessible to all, and that’s what makes the ELAS Group so great.... • We’re flexible. We create training courses to suit your learning requirements • We travel. It doesn’t matter if you are based in John O’Groats, Land’s End or somewhere in between, if your company needs a training course we will be more than happy to hold it at a location to suit you • We’re affordable. Our courses won’t break the bank; we set realistic prices so that they are accessible for all • We’re different. Long gone are the days of slide shows; we provide interactive and enjoyable training courses where you are guaranteed to learn. • We’re friendly. Our training team is one of the best in the business and our trainers like to develop long-standing relationships with their learners. From first aid to employment law, health and safety to fire safety, food safety to HR, we have one of the largest libraries of training and e-learning courses in the UK. For more information on any of our courses or to request a training brochure, please get in touch! You can email me on trainertrev@elas.uk.com , give me a ring on 08450 50 40 60 or visit our website at www.elastraining.co.uk When it comes to training, you know you can trust the ELAS Group.

CONSULTANT CORNER. . . with Liam Grime

The government expects employers to show compassion and be flexible when allowing an employee to have time off, usually unpaid, to come to terms with the devastation of losing a child. Unfortunately, not all employers respond in this way which can potentially make things worse for the employee, and affect their performance. However, the way in which employers respond may be about to change. On the 19th July 2017, the proposed Parental Bereavement (Pay and Leave) Bill was introduced to parliament. Aiming to help deliver the government’s promise that it will improve rights and protection for bereaved parents in the workplace, the new law proposes to provide statutory paid time off so that they may properly grieve away from the workplace. The bill also recognises the difficulty grieving parents

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