Fit for Work: guidance for employers

Wed,7 January 2015
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This guidance aims to help employers make the best use of Fit for Work and supports their employees’ return to work as quickly as appropriate

Download the guidance.

You can also download the previously published published Fit for Work guides:

The Fit for Work advice service, aims to support people in work with health conditions and those who are off sick.

Employers and GPs can refer individuals to Fit for Work in two ways:.

  1. an advice service providing health and work advice through a website and a telephone line
  2. a referral service providing an occupational health assessment and a return to work plan for employees who have been off sick from work, or are likely to be off sick from work, for 4 weeks or more

 For more information on the service go to