Long-term health conditions and disabilities: HR and Health & Safety checklist

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) suggest some 2.5 million people are missing from the labour market because of medical conditions, marking the highest rate of long-term sickness absence on record.

Important new guidance from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) was published in November 2022, covering how employers and managers can support people with long-term health conditions and disabilities at work.

But what is that new guidance? And what are your other HR and Health & Safety obligations towards people with long-term health conditions and disabilities in the workplace?

Our free guide covers everything you need to consider and do as an employer when it comes to workers with long-term health conditions and disabilities in order to stay compliant, retain your people, and boost productivity.

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