Sick Leave

Sick Singers

Michael Volpe | Posted 17.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Michael Volpe

If you or I get a cold we can sit at our desks, doped on Lemsip and trundle through our day's tasks unwatched, unnoticed, silently. That is a luxury not afforded a performer who must force their voice into spectacularly unnatural contortions, expending monumental amounts of energy in the process.

Sick Leave Linked To Low Intellect

PA | Posted 03.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

There is a "clear" relationship between lower standards of intellectual ability in childhood and a greater likelihood of taking long-term sick leave a...

Sick Pay: We Need to Make Sure Businesses are Given the Support They Need

John Walker | Posted 22.01.2012 | UK Politics
John Walker

Sickness absence is another one of those complex pieces of employment law that businesses have to deal with. Through introducing a small employer's relief we believe that it would make the administrative burden easier as well as helping businesses better manage sickness absence.

Doctors Should Lose Power To Sign Off Patients Long-Term, Says Tory Minister

PA | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK Politics

Stripping GPs of the power to sign patients off on long-term sick leave could lead to "fewer wasted lives", a Tory minister has insisted. Lord Freu...

Stressed Teachers Take 60,000 Days Off In One Year, Conservatives Say

PA | Posted 11.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Teachers' stress leave increased by at least 14 per cent in Wales over the last two years, new research claims. Figures obtained by the Welsh Conse...