Topics

Absence/attendance

New and updated

  • Poor management has led to spike in stress absence

    Date:
    10 April 2019
    Type:
    News

    Stress-related absence has increased for two-fifths of organisations in the past year, according to new research from the CIPD and Simplyhealth.

  • Statutory sick pay

    Type:
    Quick reference

    Updated to reflect the statutory sick pay rate in force from 6 April 2019.

  • Letter informing an employee absent from work due to sickness that their pay will be stopped or reduced

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    Updated to reflect the statutory sick pay rate, in force from 6 April 2019.

  • Statutory sick pay

    Type:
    Statutory rates

    Updated to reflect the statutory sick pay rate in force from 6 April 2019.

  • Webinar: Tricky sickness issues - your questions answered

    Date:
    28 March 2019
    Type:
    Audio and video

    Darren Newman discusses tricky sickness absence related issues, including the relationship between sickness absence and disability discrimination, and the steps you can take to support an employee's return to work.

  • How to manage an employee who goes off sick during a performance improvement procedure

    Type:
    How to

    Practical guidance on managing an employee who goes on sickness absence while subject to a performance improvement plan (PIP), including dealing with short-term and long-term sickness absence; absence that is related to the performance management procedure; and when it may be appropriate to consider a settlement agreement.

  • Date:
    18 March 2019
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    Every April, HR professionals are faced with a raft of amended employment laws and deadlines for their organisation to meet. Important issues in April 2019 include changes to the law on payslips and the usual increases to the national minimum wage, maternity pay and redundancy payments. Large employers should also be working on their second gender pay gap report and their latest modern slavery statement. Meanwhile, the impact of Brexit on EEA nationals continues to be a major issue.

  • Podcast: Wellbeing in the workplace

    Date:
    8 February 2019
    Type:
    Audio and video

    A round-up of XpertHR's latest research on employee wellbeing in the workplace, including the reasons employers introduce initiatives, programmes that have the most impact on employee wellbeing and challenges to introducing measures in this area.

  • Winter weather issues: resource round-up

    Type:
    Editor's choice

    We round up our resources that will help you manage workforce issues that can arise from severe winter weather. We provide guidance on likely scenarios, including where employees are late or unable to travel to work, or stay at home to look after children because schools are shut, as well as closure of your workplace.

  • Letter inviting an employee to a stage 3 long-term sickness absence meeting

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    Updated to include information on Awan v ICTS (UK) Ltd, in which the EAT held that an implied term prevented the dismissal of an employee with long-term disability cover.

About this topic

HR and legal information and guidance relating to absence/attendance.

Absence/attendance: key resources

Absence/attendance: quick links

Access our main resources on absence/attendance according to the type of information you need.