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  • Introduced in April 2010 to replace the sick note, the fit note gives evidence of your fitness to work. You only require a fit note if you are absent from…

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  • The National Insurance Act of 1911 introduced sickness pay to British workers for the first time under the Liberal government of Herbert Asquith. More than one hundred years later, workers…

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  • Returning to work after a long illness can be a daunting prospect, sometimes compounded by a loss of confidence and potentially hampered by a slow recovery after medical treatment. But…

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  • Returning to work after time off can sometimes be difficult. By managing absence effectively, and keeping in contact, your employees should understand what is expected from them and be more…

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  • Taking time off work can be difficult and stressful. By understanding the sickness policy your employer has in place (if applicable), how to manage your condition well and where to…

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  • If you think that your patients are able to undertake some form of work, the fit note is an opportunity to record your advice. Your assessment may indicate that your…

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  • Introduced in April 2010 the fit noteĀ (or Statement of Fitness for Work) is the form issued by Doctors to people when they are ill or injured. The fit note, which…

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