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Sickness and Absenteeism

Designed to assist participants in understanding absence, legal considerations and how to manage sickness and absenteeism in the workplace.

By the end of this training course, you will be able to:

  • Recognise different types and categories of absence
  • Understand why the management of absence is important
  • Identify the costs of absence and Sector / Industry trends and statistics
  • Understand how to manage absence:

                - Policy and procedure

                - Statutory employee rights

                - Employer responsibilities and the role of Line Managers

                - Sickness Absence (Short term / Long term)

  • Understand Absence Management in Practice

                - Return to Work Interviews

                - Equality Act

                 - Reasonable Adjustments and support mechanisms

                 - Fair Process

                 - Potential consequences

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