Daily Archives: 18/01/2013

Government Backs Independent Assessment Service to Address Sick-Note Culture

The Government has given the green light to the creation of an independent assessment and advisory service, aimed at stopping people from falling out of work and on to long-term sickness benefits. The state-funded service, which was first proposed in … Continue reading

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Christopher Pincher Calls for Debate on Traineeship Programme

Yesterday in the House of Commons, Christopher Pincher, MP for Tamworth, called on the Leader of the House to hold a debate on the Government’s new traineeship programme. Mr Pincher said, “Some 1,080 people from Tamworth started apprenticeships last year.  … Continue reading

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