Rehabilitation not regulation


Cut through this sick red tape. More regulation is not the solution to getting people back to work and off benefits, business leaders have claimed.

Businesses are already offering help to employees wanting to get back to work, with 60% offering flexible working and counselling to rehabilitate sick staff.

Susan Anderson, director of human policy at the CBI business group, said: �With �2.6m on incapacity benefit, and one million of those wanting to come back to work, the government is right to look at ways to get people back into a job.

�GPs and the Health and Safety Executive must work with employer to provide support and advice services so employers can judge when, and if, people can come back to work.�

Richard Staines


Bookmark with:
Bookmark with: Digg Digg Bookmark with: Delicious Bookmark with: Reddit Reddit Bookmark with: StumbleUpon StumbleUpon Bookmark with: Google Google Bookmark with: Technorati Technorati Bookmark with: Netvouz Netvouz

Latest News:

Search News
News Front Page
Accountancy / Tax
Advertising / PR
Armed Forces
Aviation / Aerospace
Banking / Finance
Charities / Voluntary
Childcare / Youth
Construction / Property
Customer Services
Education / Training / Teaching
Emergency Services
Engineering / Electronics
Entertainment / TV / Theatre
Graduate Roles
HR / Recruitment
Health / Beauty
Hotel / Catering / Restaurants
IT / Internet
Insurance / Pensions
International / Overseas
Management / Business
Manufacturing / Industry
Media / New Media / Creative
Medical / Healthcare
Pharmaceutical Industry
Public Sector
Retail / Wholesale
Sales / Purchasing / Marketing
Science / Technology
Secretarial / PA / Admin
Skilled / Semi-skilled Manual
Transport / Logistics
Travel / Tourism / Leisure