Clarkslegal LLP - Solicitors in Reading and London

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Managing Sickness Absence: Don’t let it manage you


A detailed view on different forms of absence and how each needs to be managed, including debate over several recent cases.

Topics covered:

  • The cost of sickness absence
  • Forms of absence
  • Ways to reduce sickness absence
  • How good is your sickness absence policy?
  • When is it appropriate to make occupational health referrals?
  • Can an employee on long-term sick leave be dismissed?
  • The risks of mismanaging sickness absence
  • Avoiding discrimination claims
  • Defining a disability
  • Sickness and annual leave issues
  • Case studies


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