British Safety Council welcomes measures to cut long-term sick leave

THE British Safety Council has welcomed the Government’s Health and Work Service to tackle long term sickness absence.

Staff who are off work for more than four weeks are entitled to Statutory Sick Pay of almost £90 per week.

Under the scheme, employers or GPs will be able to refer employees for a work-focused occupational health assessment.

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9:00am Wed 19 Feb 14

awayswing says...

If your doctor says you are to ill to work should not that be enough?If Atos do the assessment people will be returned to work to early and be ill for longer.
If your doctor says you are to ill to work should not that be enough?If Atos do the assessment people will be returned to work to early and be ill for longer. awayswing

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