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Managing and supporting workers affected by domestic abuse or violence.

The Equality and Human Rights Commission and the CIPD have launched guidance for employers on how to manage and support workers affected by domestic abuse or violence. It includes advice on developing a domestic-abuse policy and tips for managers, including giving an employee time off to consult a lawyer, diverting telephone calls and checking that staff have arrangements for getting safely to and from home. Domestic abuse is estimated to cost UK businesses over £1.9 billion a year.

For more details see: http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/uploaded_files/Wales/domesticabuseguide.pdf