Interested in this course? Join our FREE HR Seminar on Managing Absence on Wednesday 13 November 2019. Register here!
About this course

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Course outline

  • Differentiate between authorised and unauthorised absence

  • Understand the impact of unauthorised absence on the business

  • Examine short term and long term absence

  • Understand procedures on how to deal with absence


Course content

  • Authorised and unauthorised absence

    • What is the difference?

    • What are employees’ rights?

    • The employer’s duties

  • The cost and impact of absence on the business

    • Putting a value on absence

    • The real impact

    • Causes of illness

    • Legal considerations

  • Short term unrelated absence

    • Creating an attendance culture

    • Fitness to Work Notes

    • Improving levels of attendance

  • Long term or related absence

    • Return to work interviews

    • The Equality Act and disabilities – your obligations

    • Obtaining medical reports

    • Dismissal on the grounds of capability

Pricing and availability

The course will commence at 9.30am to 1.00pm

Price: £95 + VAT

This price includes materials and refreshments.


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22 Queen Street




T: 01722 325833

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