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- 12 July 2022
Fit note changes & proving employee sickness
Employees can now be signed off work when sick by nurses, occupational therapists, pharmacists and physiotherapists who can sign statements of fitness for work, also known as a GP fit note. But what might this mean for employers who suspect that a worker is exaggerating their condition for some reason?
- 11 July 2022
Apprenticeships: The answer to UK talent shortage?
The UK seems to be suffering from a shortage of talent and there are a number of reasons for this. One of the reasons is demographics, with the baby boomers fast retiring, leaving generations much smaller in size behind them in the workplace. Secondly, we have a skills mismatch – there are a surplus of workers with certain skills that are not in as high demand and a shortage of workers who hold highly demanded skills.
- 11 July 2022
Fit note changes: Proving employee sickness
A change in the law from 1 July 2022 increases opportunities for employees to be signed off work when sick. Nurses, occupational therapists, pharmacists and physiotherapists can now sign statements of fitness for work, also known as a GP fit note.
- 29 June 2022
Determining Employment status: The NHS Dentist Case
In this podcast listen to the case of Sejpal v Rodericks Dental Limited, which focuses on the status of a dentist and was heard by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT), tried to offer some clarity on how the tests for employment status should be applied.
- 22 June 2022
EAT clarifies worker test in latest status decision
Employment status and how it is determined has been an issue that has vexed the courts recently, with cases in both the employment and tax tribunals.
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