DWP and DHSC response: ‘Health is Everyone’s Business’ consultation

The government has published its response to the ‘Health is Everyone’s Business’ consultation.

The Department for Work and Pensions and Department of Health and Social Care ran a joint consultation in 2019, which asked for views on different ways in which government and employers can take action to reduce ill health-related job loss.

The Government’s response provides details of next steps on the following areas:

  • How government will provide employers with access to good quality information and advice.
  • Government plans to support employers and employees during sickness absence covers Statutory Sick Pay (SSP).
  • Outlines the steps that government is taking to enable SMEs and self-employed people to reap the benefits of expert health and work support including Occupational Health
  • Other issues raised during the consultation, including:  insurance, tax, and Access to Work.

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