22 March, 2023
Following the government's announcement of a returnerships programme as part of the Spring 2023 Budget to help minimise the current skills shortage, guidance aimed at employers on helping individuals return to work has been published.
The guidance focuses on returner programmes involving paid work, on a temporary or permanent basis, that give a supported route back to permanent employment. These programmes can be for individuals or groups of returners, who are returning from time out of work for caring responsibilities, or for health, relocation or any other reasons following at least a year out of work.
The guidance addresses and shares best practice in the following areas:
To discuss further how to consider implementing a returner programme and how to support individuals returning to the workplace, don't hesitate to contact the Employment team.
For more information contact Alice McKenna in our Employment & HR department via email or phone on 01254 222373. Alternatively send any question through to Forbes Solicitors via our online Contact Form.
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