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The Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development has published guidance on how employers should best deal with long-term health issues in the workplace.
The number of people in the UK with a long-term health condition is increasing so employers need a clear plan to give employees the best chance of fulfilling their potential, according to the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development [CIPD].
Its new guide, Managing and supporting employees with long-term health conditions, sets out the latest thinking on how to support to such individuals to stay in work and thrive.
Over 15 million people live with a long-term health condition in the UK and it is estimated that in 2019/20, 32.5 million working days were lost due to work-related ill health. The CIPD says this highlights the need to better support people with long-term health conditions.
The main principles outlined in the guide include: