A for AbsencePosted in : Essential Guide to Employment Contracts on 6 June 2013
Kiera Lee writes:
The UK Government has recognised employers need help in navigating and managing absence issues. Report on the issues available at: http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/+/http://www.dwp.gov.uk/docs/health-at-work-gov-response.pdf
The UK government are setting up a state-funded Independent Assessment Service to provide advice to employees and employers about how absent employees could be supported to return to work. The March budget also introduced a new tax exemption for health-related benefits paid for by employers (on the recommendations of the new assessment and advisory service) to support an employee's return to work. There are steps individual employers can take
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