Practical guidance on introducing and managing an occupational sick pay scheme, including deciding on the factors determining entitlement, setting the sick pay rates, taking account of previous absence levels and communicating the scheme details.
XpertHR's sickness absence rates and costs survey shows movement after a long period of stability.
We discuss the findings of the 2017 XpertHR survey on training line managers in absence management.
A watertight long-term sickness absence policy can give employees who are off work for an extended period the best chance of returning to work, and reduce the risk of employers facing disability discrimination or unfair dismissal claims. How should employers formulate their long-term sickness absence policy?
Putting together a short-term sickness absence policy can be one of the most daunting tasks an HR professional can face. We take you step by step through what a typical short-term sickness absence policy should contain.
In this week's podcast, we discuss some key considerations for employers when dealing with an employee on long-term sickness absence.
A model letter inviting an employee to a stage 1 long-term sickness absence formal review meeting.
A model order of proceedings setting out the process to be followed during a stage 1 long-term sickness absence formal review meeting.
A model letter informing an employee of the outcome of a stage 1 long-term sickness absence formal review meeting.
A model letter inviting an employee to a stage 2 long-term sickness absence formal review meeting.