I called my friends who suggested I go and visit a clinic near my house and buy a sick note
In addition, the employer is prohibited from requiring a sick note
for absences of less than three consecutive days.
From yesterday, the fit note replaced the traditional sick note
and is set to cut the cost of sick leave for employers and benefit the UK economy by an estimated pounds 240m over the next 10 years.
Well next month a new system comes into force that employers will welcome: the introduction of the fit note, replacing the traditional sick note
A TEENAGER accused of making a false rape claim has sent a sick note
to crown court.
The death was confirmed as the government said swine flu victims could stay off work for 14 days without a sick note
if the pandemic worsens.
Three of his drivers were regularly absent from work, on the pretence of being sick; getting a sick note
and then using the time-off to drive holiday tour-coaches.
The sick note
system has not changed since the NHS was created in 1948 but ministers claim fit notes, which could be issued electronically, would help the sick return to work quicker.
A year ago, the Work and Pensions Secretary, Peter Hain said he intended to "tear up sick note
It follows The People's revelations last week on the sick note
capital of Britain where 20 per cent of folk are living off the handout.
Calculations on the number of 'bogus' sick note
requests is based on a total of 38,000 GPs in the UK who receive an average of 577 requests for sick notes
OneGP in Fulham offered to write abogus sick note
in exchange for a fee of pounds 1,000.