Tougher checks for disability benefits?
The Daily Mail wrote today, 25 November 2015, that George Osborne was expected to introduce new rules in awarding benefits to the long-term sick in his Autumn Statement. Today’s Spending Review does outline a vague plan of reforms Continue reading
In the UK, paid sick leave has been part of the benefits for all workers since the National Insurance Act of 1911. In the United States, on the other hand, allowing employees time off for sickness has been a much more recent development and paying absentees during sick leave is not always the norm. Continue reading