Employers know that their workforce is the life blood of their organisation, and that anything that affects them either at work or outside of work could seriously affect their productivity.
Hopkins Solicitors have developed a Workplace Policy on Personal Relationship Problems, which can be provided free of charge to employers, to be used as part of their staff handbook. The policy states that employers aim to support any staff going through a divorce/separation and will provide access to a collaborative lawyer/mediator and pay for their initial consultation (at a cost of £100).
One typical scenario is when employees experience relationship problems, leading to separation and/ or divorce. Employees who are going through a messy separation or divorce often lose the ability to concentrate, make mistakes and take time off. This can lead to a disturbed workplace, where productivity is reduced and colleagues have to pick up the slack.
Collaborative law and mediation provide an alternative to the typical divorce ‘battle’ in Court. They help couples reach agreed solutions to their separation issues rather than enduring the time, stress and expense of Court proceedings. Overall it helps them to resolve issues quicker and minimise the impact on their employers business.
By adopting a workplace policy to support their employees, employers demonstrate that they care about the wellbeing of their staff, which will no doubt be good for both staff retention and recruitment.
A free copy of the Workplace Policy on Personal Relationship Problems is available to any employer wanting to support their employees, and can be downloaded from the Hopkins Solicitors website. For more information about the Workplace Policy on Personal Relationship problems or the benefits to employees, please contact us.Request a Callback
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