Staywell » Archives for May 2022

The benefits of longer appointment times

May 25th, 2022 posted by staywelloh

Occupational Health management referrals are usually triggered when an employee has a health condition that has either caused them to be absent from work or is affecting their performance at work.  The occupational health assessment is undertaken to support employers and employees, to enable the employee to get well enough to return to work or…



Staywell » Archives for May 2022

Health benefits and expenses which are exempt from tax

May 16th, 2022 posted by staywelloh

There are a number of health benefits and expenses which can be offered by an employer to their employees, without the employer being required to report these to the HMRC, pay tax or pay National Insurance on them.  Where these exemptions or concessions apply, the employee’s tax is not affected, and the payments or expenses…



Staywell » Archives for May 2022

Sickness Absence: What are my responsibilities as an employer

May 4th, 2022 posted by staywelloh

As an employer dealing with long term sickness absence and frequent absences, you have a variety of legal responsibilities. Several laws are relevant when managing sick leave and return to work, such as the Equality Act, the Employment Rights Act and the Health and Safety at Work Act.  Employees are more likely to return to…