What will the proposed fit note reforms mean for employers?

Last November, the government announced it will take steps to reform the fit note process to support more people to resume work after a period of illness. It will do this through trials in some integrated care systems (ICS) in England to increase access to health and employment support, referrals for those who have received a … Continued

More unemployed in their 20s due to sickness than those in their 40s

A recent report from the Resolution Foundation has revealed a significant shift in the age demographic of individuals not working due to ill health. Contrary to historical trends, the study indicates that people in their early 20s are now more likely to be unemployed due to health issues compared to their counterparts in their early … Continued