Tag Archives: Fit for Work

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Quick Guide to Fit for Work

The Fit for Work service (FFW) was launched in 2014 to assist employers struggling to deal with employee sickness absences. The aim of the scheme is to provide expert advice…

A slow start for Fit for Work…

With seminar season and the EU referendum now behind us, it is time that I caught up on my technical reading.  And the first item on my summer browsing list is…

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Fit for Work, value of GIP and focus on event limits will drive change

Steve Herbert, head of benefits strategy for Jelf Employee Benefits, looks at the year ahead for group risk and predicts some key changes for 2016.  He says: ‘The real value…

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Employers ‘largely unaware’ of the launch of Fit for Work service, shows research from Jelf

Research by Jelf Employee Benefits reveals that few employers have yet to be made officially aware of the introduction and availability of the new government-funded initiative to reduce sickness absence…

Under the radar

Earlier this week I sat in on a presentation delivered by the Fit for Work service, and this session did highlight one small but important change to the offering which I must admit had…

Fit for Work: An image problem?

As we have mentioned here before, the new Fit for Work service is now available right across England and Wales. The aims and objectives of this important new service can be best…

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Employers signal willingness to engage with new Fit for Work service

Findings from the 2015/16 Jelf Employee Benefits survey highlight that UK employers are willing to engage with the new Fit for Work service in a bid to reduce UK-wide long-term…

Fit for Work (an update)

As I covered on Tuesday morning, there has been some (unexpectedly rapid) progress on the roll out of Fit for Work this week. At the time I wrote that post there…

Fit for Work – Employer Referrals

In the Radio 5 Live headlines this morning the new Fit for Work service was regularly featuring. It appears that the roll-out to allow employer referrals (as opposed to just referrals…

Making a splash…

Last week I commented on the recent publication of the joint EEF/ Jelf Employee Benefits Sickness Absence Survey 2015. The survey has already made something of a splash in the media,…