Absence: facts and figures
Why are people absent from work?
What does absence cost you?
Patterns of absence
Why analyse absence?
One to one management skills
Having difficult conversations
What is the purpose of a return to work discussion?
The ‘Statement of Fitness for Work’
How do I prepare for a return to work discussion?
Developing an overall approach
What should an absence policy look like?
Common features of an absence policy
Looking after your employees
How important is the health and wellbeing of my employees?
How can I increase the commitment of my employees?
How can I help my employees achieve a good work-life balance?
Employees and sickness
What can I do if a pattern of short-term sickness emerges?
How do you deal with long-term sickness?
Can I dismiss an employee while on long-term sickness?
How can I help an employee return to work after a long absence?
What can I do about stress and mental health problems?
Employees and unauthorised absence