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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 because of sickness or injury in the...

GDPR: Managing staff incapacity and health information

The initial implementation of GDPR has (hopefully) been put into place, says Helen Hall, Legal Director of DLA Piper. However, GDPR is not a...

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

A Tribunal should look at all the circumstances in which an allegation – or statement of position – is made when determining whether...

How to score a wellbeing goal

Major sporting events, such as the Football World Cup, can offer entertainment and conversation for employees. If handled well, these events can have a...

Should you use your out of office to highlight your mental...

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

Women are more likely than men to be absent from work,...

Women are more likely to be absent from work than men, ‘man flu’ does not exist and workers in the North East are twice...

What happens if an employee becomes fit to return at the...

Q: An employee has reached the appeal stage of an ill-health dismissal and now we've been told they are fit to return to work....

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 employers can address the issue of mental...

Tips for tackling long-term sickness absence

Dealing appropriately with employees on long-term sickness absence from the outset can help achieve an earlier return to work. Where a return is ultimately...

Five things we learned in employment law this week (6 October)

In a case of alleged discrimination arising from disability in the context of application of a long-term sickness absence policy, it is not...