Practical guidance on engaging with the Fit for Work service about an employee on sickness absence, including making a referral and dealing with Fit for Work after a GP referral.
Workforce absence is an issue of enduring concern for employers. Our round-up of initiatives organisations are taking to manage employee absence focuses on the most effective techniques in tackling the issue.
Definition from the XpertHR glossary.
Latest XpertHR data on absence rates and costs is based on findings from 670 organisations across the UK, covering almost two million employees, making it currently one of the largest surveys of this type.
A model policy setting out when and how your organisation will seek a medical report on an employee on sickness absence, including obtaining the consent of the employee to a medical examination and provide a report, and the employee's rights under the Access to Medical Reports Act 1988 and/or Data Protection Act 1998.
A model form to record a return-to-work interview taking place after short-term sickness absence.