Second Employment Tribunal determines Long Covid can be a disability

Last month the EHRC supervised a fiasco when it issued guidance that Long Covid could not a disability. It was a legal nonsense but, given the position it holds, the guidance was damaging in potentially giving employers a false sense of security and dissuading victims of discrimination asserting their rights. I posted a number of … Continue reading Second Employment Tribunal determines Long Covid can be a disability

Healthcare Professionals to be Authorised to Issue Fit Notes

In April 2022 the Government introduced new rules allowing GP’s to sign Fit notes digitally. Following on from that new secondary legislation has been laid before Parliament that will significantly expand the persons who can complete a Fit Note. A fit note is usually required to ne issued to an employer to cover any sickness … Continue reading Healthcare Professionals to be Authorised to Issue Fit Notes