Absence can be disruptive to your business, but managing absence effectively can be tricky. What is classed as short-term absence? What is classed as long-term absence? Should they be handled differently? Absence Management is a key skill to master as a leader. Meanwhile, doing so with empathy and compassion at the same time as ensuring productivity is imperative We will provide you with all the tools and techniques you need to reduce absence levels in your business and consequentially help you to mitigate against the associated risks.
When you are responsible for the management of people you will know that absenteeism can be a disruptive, frustrating and sometimes costly issue to handle – and that’s even when the reason for the absence is absolutely genuine. But, however, on the other hand, presenteeism is the complete opposite and brings with it a whole host of separate issues for you to manage.
A brief overview of the course:
- A Model for Absence
- What is Absence?
- Classifying Absence Correctly
- Reasons for Absence
- Causes of Sickness
- Short Term v Long Term Absence
- AWOL Employee
- Disability and How to Comply with the Equality Act 2010
- Ways to Reduce Absence
- Return to Work Interviews
Remember that absence is an aspect of employment law and therefore it’s subject to rules and to change. This course will show you innovative ways to effectively manage absence. It is led by an HR professional with over 30 years’ experience. There is no absence reason she hasn’t dealt with and can guide you through the minefield with real life case studies.