Chancellor Jeremy Hunt and Work and Pensions Secretary Mel Stride unveiled a Back to Work Plan during the Autumn Statement last week, which involves a package of employment-focused support including plans to trial reforms to the fit note process.
Claiming that he would deliver “the biggest business tax cut in modern British history,” Chancellor Jeremy Hunt promised 110 measures but said he would not go through them all. Here are the highlights of those he introduced.
Recognising the importance of National Older Workers Week, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has confirmed that the number of 50PLUS Champions helping older workers into work has been doubled in Jobcentres up and down the country.
Analysis by a team of international researchers of health records from two million patients has shown that, at a population level, the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme leads to measurable improvements in patients’ health.