Fit Notes Don’t Fit the Bill for Business

It is has been more than three years since the ‘sick note’ was replaced by the ‘fit note’, in a bid to hasten the return to work of ill employees to the workplace. However, the new system is not in the best of health, according to research from EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, which found that… Read More


News: Manufacturing Leads the Way for Female Talent

The manufacturing industry may have more women on boards that other FTSE 100 firms, but it still needs to widen its recruitment net, says Tim Thomas. Two years on from Lord Davies’ report on the lack of women on boards, the manufacturers’ organisation EEF, in partnership with Lloyds Commercial Banking and Cranfield School of Management,… Read More