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Breaking up is hard to do – and businesses should do more to help

27 Feb 2017
Cartoon drawing of a family on paper, ripped down the middle

The anguish of a family breaking up can be a huge contributor to stress and mental health problems. It’s in a business’s interest to support staff through a split

Tony Roe is a member of IoD Berkshire and the principal of leading niche practice Tony Roe Divorce & Family Law Solicitors, Berkshire. He is a specialist family law solicitor with some 25 years' qualified experience.

In this blog he explains why…

  • British businesses are suffering as a result of their people going through divorces or relationship splits. 
  • It’s easy to forget that things going on outside of work may have a huge impact on what happens within it.
  • If businesses want any employees undergoing break-up to continue functioning at a high level, they need to do what they can to help.

Find out more by reading the full article

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