Tag: sickness and absence

Over 141m working days lost, due to sickness or injury

An estimated 141.4 million working days – or 4.4 days per worker – are lost each year...

GDPR: Managing staff incapacity and health information

The initial implementation of GDPR has (hopefully) been put into place, says Helen Hall, Legal Director of...

Five things we learnt in employment law this week (22 June 2018)

A Tribunal should look at all the circumstances in which an allegation – or statement of...

How to score a wellbeing goal

Major sporting events, such as the Football World Cup, can offer entertainment and conversation for employees. If...

Should you use your out of office to highlight your mental health?

Emily Yeardley, Associate employment solicitor at BakerLaw LLP comments on the recent publicity surrounding an employee’s out...

Women are more likely than men to be absent from work, says new report

Women are more likely to be absent from work than men, ‘man flu’ does not exist and...

What happens if an employee becomes fit to return at the appeal stage of an ill-health dismissal?

Q: An employee has reached the appeal stage of an ill-health dismissal and now we've been told...

Mindful minds: how employers can address mental health at work

Here, Ray Wann and Daniela Cohen of the Sheridans Employment and Business Immigration Group, look at how...

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