August 2018

Helping injured or ill employees return to work

It is natural to think that employees need time off work when they are injured or have become seriously ill. However, there is research to support the idea that workers recover faster if they stay in contact with their workplace and try to maintain a usual working routine as much as possible. This can create benefits for employers such as improved staff retention and reduction in costs relating to lost productivity, staff training and overtime. It’s important for employers to work with the employee and help them return to work as smoothly and as quickly as possible.