Long-term sick targeted in new back to work scheme
A new body which aims to get the long-term sick back to work more quickly in England, Wales and Scotland is being set up by the government.
From April, staff absent for more than four weeks can be referred for assessments with the Health and Work Service.
The non-compulsory assessments will include medical advice and retraining.
Joe Lynam reports.
09 Feb 2014
- From the section Business