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Grief in the Workplace

Supporting employees who are bereaved is a key part of staff wellbeing. Grief in the Workplace provides support, training, resources and advice to employers and employees based on research and best practice.

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Workplace Grief Training and Support

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Grief Training for Managers

Grief in the Workplace (GITW) helps organisations and managers to respond effectively to grief situations that can arise in the workplace.

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Grief Training For Staff

Training programmes helping organisations support employees who are experiencing loss and grief. These loss situations could include: the death of a staff member; the terminal illness of a staff member; the death of a relative or close friend of a staff member.

eLearning courses

eLearning Courses

Our brand new eLearning hub with a range of interactive courses which currently focus on Coping with Grief in the Workplace. More coming soon!

Grief in the Acute Hospital Workplace

This is a short 5 minute e-learning course on coping with grief for people who work in acute hospitals

Grief in the Nursing Home Workplace

This is a short 5 minute e-learning course on coping with grief for people who work in nursing homes.

Workplace Research

Results from a 2018 Amarach 'Grief in the Workplace' survey with implications for best practice in workplaces in supporting employees who are bereaved.

Publications and Resources


Responding to Suicide - A Guide for Employers

This document and e-learning course was designed specifically with employers and union representatives in mind. They aim to help the response to suicide in the workplace by providing practical, sensible and sensitive guidelines to support colleagues who are grieving.

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Supporting Bereaved Staff During COVID-19

Grieving can be challenging at the best of times but the COVID-19 pandemic has made things more difficult for those employees whose loved ones or friends have died. We offer a 'Bereavement First Aid' as a guide on how to respond and support.

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Supporting a Colleague

You can play an important role, along with family, friends and your employer, in helping a bereaved colleague find their way through the grieving process. Support from colleagues and the workplace can make a difficult situation less painful.