A model letter informing an employee of the outcome of a short-term sickness absence appeal hearing.
A model letter dismissing an employee who has refused redeployment following a formal sickness absence management procedure.
In this week's podcast, we discuss some key areas of short-term sickness absence in the workplace.
Sickness absence continues to present a major challenge for employers, with latest figures putting the median cost of absence at £455 per employee, per year. We look at how employers are training line managers to help tackle this important issue.
With large parts of the UK having experienced heavy snowfall, we answer five common questions from employers on the workplace impact of severe weather conditions.
The latest XpertHR research looks at how employers are managing long-term sickness absence and their use of the Government's new Fit for Work service.
We recap on the traditional guidance for employers on misconduct at the work Christmas party. We also examine issues employers might face this Christmas around attendance and absence.
The Government has announced plans to overhaul the GP fit note and statutory sick pay, as well as reform the way that disabled people on sick leave are assessed for fitness for work.
We discuss sickness absence rates for 2015 and the associated costs, and the steps that employers can take to successfully manage sickness absence.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to absence and attendance management.