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Return-to-work meetings after short-term sickness absence

Author: Hilary Cordery

This line manager briefing can be adapted for use in your organisation, subject to the XpertHR terms and conditions of use.

Introduction

Holding regular and sensitively conducted return-to-work meetings can play a significant part in reducing short-term sickness absence, as well as increasing staff morale and motivation.

This briefing explains what return-to-work meetings are and why holding them on a regular basis in relation to short-term sickness absence is part of the armoury of a good line manager.