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How manager training can reduce absence rates: the 2011 XpertHR survey

Training line managers in absence management gives them the confidence to tackle employee sickness and non-attendance issues, and frequently leads to reduced absence rates, according to XpertHR research.

Key points

  • Providing absence management training for line managers has reduced absence levels at two-thirds of the 178 organisations participating in XpertHR research, with half of these saying that the reduction has been significant.