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Managing Sickness and Absence

What Does this Course Cover?

Employee absence can be costly in terms of both lost time and money. It impacts businesses, managers, and colleagues in ways that range from them having to take on extra work or undertake additional training, to experiencing additional stress and a drop in morale.

Managing Sickness and Absence

Who is this course for?

HR departments and managers who may be responsible for sickness absences – including taking calls from sick employees – must also be trained in the process so they have the required knowledge and understand what information they need to collect.

Course Modules

The Costs and Impact of Employee Absence

Measuring and Managing

Employee Absence Legislation

Processes, and Pay


This course will help you to understand the different types of absence and Identify ways of measuring absence. It covers why you should complete return-to-work forms and how to conduct effective return-to-work meetings. The course finishes off by explaining the formal processes involved in managing absence and how to apply appropriate policies.

Recommended System Requirements

• Browser: Up to date web browser
• Video: Up to date video drivers
• Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
• Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

Price UK (EX VAT)


30 minutes

Managing Sickness and Absence

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