Tags: Back to work

Vanessa Sallows: ‘I am passionate about helping people return to work’

Following Mental Health Awareness Week, Vanessa Sallows, Claims & Governance Director, Group Protection at Legal & General, talks to HRreview about the ethical and strategic importance of mental health awareness in the workplace, her work on raising awareness, the misconceptions around Group Income Protection (GIP), and much more that HR should know.

Disability tests ‘sending sick and disabled back to work’

People deemed too sick or disabled to work are being refused their benefits because the current assessment is inadequate, according to the expert appointed to review it. Prof Malcolm Harrington, the government appointed adviser on testing welfare claimants, admitted the work fitness test was “patchy”. He said that as a result of the flaws in…

Charity launches Back to Work scheme for people with HIV in long-term unemployment

HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust is inviting people living with HIV who are long-term unemployed to apply for its ground-breaking Back to Work scheme, set up to ease those with the condition back into the workplace. About 25 per cent of people with HIV in the UK are currently unemployed. Thanks to…