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This sample email can be used by organistions to alert staff about the passing of an employee. 

It is recommended that the employer use these words as gudiance and change them to suit the culture of the organisation. 

Please note that the employer should be clear on the family’s wishes regarding what they would like communicated about the death prior to providing this information.

Guidance notes and instructions are shown italicised and text should be added to suit the specific situation. Information in the initial email should be kept to a minimum as the communication may greatly impact some employees

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