Fit Notes not fit for purpose: Howden

Survey of HR professionals finds

John Brazier
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Fit Notes not fit for purpose: Howden

New research from Howden Employee Benefits & Wellbeing shows that HR professionals believe fit notes require improvements.

The survey, which included 181 senior HR, payroll and finance professionals, found that more than three in four (77%) wanted to see improvements to the advice provided on Fit Notes. Just 2% of respondents said they felt that no improvement was necessary. Fit Notes were first introduced in the UK in April 2010 as a replacement for sick notes provided by doctors and GPs, as a way for doctors to give advice to their patients about the impact of their health condition on their fitness for work....

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