Sickness and incapacity

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Author: Richard Linskell, Speechly Bircham LLP
Resource type: ELA Briefing
The new 'statement of fitness for work' certificates - informally known as 'fit notes' - come into effect on 6 April to replace the medical certificates currently in use ('sick notes').
Author: News from the IDS Employment Law Team
Resource type: IDS Bulletins
In Shah v First West Yorkshire Ltd an employment tribunal has held that the Working Time Regulations 1998 can be interpreted in accordance with the European Court of Justice's decision in Pereda v Madrid Movilidad SA (Brief 887) to allow annual leave ruined by sickness to be retaken in the following leave year. Thus, the employer's refusal to allow S to retake his holiday ruined by a broken ankle in a new leave year was a breach of the Regulations.
Author: News from the IDS Employment Law Team
Resource type: IDS Bulletins
The Government has published its response to consultation on the 'fit notes' that are set to replace sick notes. The Social Security (Medical Evidence) and the Statutory Sick Pay (Medical Evidence) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 are intended to come into force on 6 April 2010 despite concerns that this will not allow time for stakeholders to familiarise themselves with the new 'fit notes'.
Author: Peter Linstead, Tanfield Chambers
Resource type: ELA Briefing
Too many people believe that work is bad for their health and should be avoided until a sick employee is 100 per cent fit, according to Dame Carol Black's report last year on the health of Britain's working age population.
Author: News from the IDS Employment Law Team
Resource type: IDS Bulletins
The Government has launched a consultation on the new 'fit notes' that are set to replace sick notes in spring 2010. The move comes as part of the Government's response to Dame Carol Black's review of the health of Britain's working age population in March 2008.
Author: Toby Kempster, Old Square Chambers and Dr Charley Vivian, Consultant in Occupational Medicine
Resource type: Lecture Notes
Author: Clare Fletcher, Ashurst LLP
Resource type: ELA Briefing
As the harsh winter continues, employers are likely to see an increasing number of empty desks as employees succumb to sickness. The last few months have produced a number of important developments that will not only affect the way that employers deal with employees experiencing ill health, but also their liability if such employees bring a claim. Clare Fletcher reports
Author: News from the IDS Employment Law Team
Resource type: IDS Bulletins
Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs has published the new rates for statutory sick pay and statutory maternity, paternity and adoption pay for 2009/10. The rates are subject to Parliamentary approval in 2009.
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