How to minimise risk: absence management strategy

Minimising Risk: Absence Management | HR Solutions

Balancing both compliance with employment law, and effective absence management at work can be a minefield for managers.

Employee absence rights and policies

The range of HR hurdles which staff absence can cause is broad, to say the least; from awareness of AWOL (absence without leave) employee rights to tackling persistent short-term absence, and delicate long-term sickness cases. Unfortunately, there is not a one size fits all approach when it comes to absence management cases. In fact, the most appropriate approach to handle each absence management case can vary significantly.

Employment absence policies are a starting point, but practical absence management is where tribunal cases are lost and won. In an upcoming seminar which will be an interactive workshop, we’ll give you quick and actionable HR tips as well as some absence management strategies, which will help reduce risk and support your business.

In the absence management seminar, we will cover:

  • Managing an AWOL employee
  • When it is safe to assume resignation
  • Reducing persistent short-term absence
  • Legal tips on long-term absence management
  • When you can dismiss due to absence.

Sign up for Absence Management Seminars

LONDON Absence Management Seminar
Date:  20 June 2019, Thursday
Time:  9:30am – 5:00pm
Place:  Anglo Study Centre, 45 Russell Square, London WC1B 4JP
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KETTERING Absence Management Seminar

Date:  18 June 2019, Tuesday
Time:  9:00am – 5:00pm
Place:  Kettering Park Hotel, Kettering Parkway, Kettering NN15 6XT
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