October 2015

  • The results of the new 2015/16 Jelf Employee Benefits survey were released last week, showing that many UK employers are willing to engage with Fit for Work in order to…

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  • Flexible working can take various forms, such as home working or mobile working, or flexible contracts (job sharing, part-time working, etc.). Since 30 June 2014 every employee has the statutory…

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  • Fit for Work is now available for employers up and down the country, meaning that they can refer staff who have been off work sick for four weeks or more…

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  • During October 2015, thousands of people across England have been taking part in Stoptober, a 28-day challenge to stop smoking, which leads smokers through a detailed step-by-step programme to help…

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  • By Chris Rhodes, Chief Nursing Officer at Fit for Work Last week, we discussed how long the Fit for Work process usually lasts. The simple answer is that it all…

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  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a condition characterised by recurring distressing memories, flashbacks and other symptoms after suffering or witnessing a traumatic event. It can develop after being involved in,…

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  • By Chris Rhodes, Chief Nursing Officer at Fit for Work Fit for Work is now available for everyone in employment up and down the country, and as employers and GPs…

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  • As autumn and winter approach (more rapidly than we might have wanted), attention is increasingly turning to this year’s national flu vaccination campaign. The NHS Employers organisation takes a leading…

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