A new occupational support service has gone live across the country from Wednesday 22 July 2015. It’s aimed at helping employees, facing long-term sickness absence, return to work more quickly. That’s good news for employees and employers alike.
The government has stated that around 815,000 working people in England have sickness absence of four weeks or more. Small and medium sized businesses often do not have occupational health services, and the Fit for Work scheme should assist many employees in returning to work. (more…)