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Managing Absence

Overview

Employees may be absent from work for perfectly genuine reasons. On the other hand, absenteeism can be a problem that cripples the function of your organisation. This course gives you the skills to manage absence in a fair and straightforward way.

Course Content

Topics

  • What constitutes 'reasonable' absence?
  • How can you assess the causes of short term absence?
  • How can you implement an absence processes?
  • What records do you need to keep?
  • How should you conduct a return to work interview?
  • When does short term absence become a disciplinary issue?
  • How should you deal with long term absence?
  • How does equality legislation impact on your absence process?