24 July 2014
How to deal with short-term absence
The objective of this guide is to provide the key steps to proactively manage short-term absence and to help you avoid potential claims for unfair dismissal.
Steps to effectively managing short-term absence include:
- Careful investigation of the reasons for the absence
- Keeping accurate records
- Discussing problems with employees
- Authorising reasonable absences
- Identifying the right support to aid rehabilitation back into the workplace
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