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Employer caution urged after study reveals obese pull more sickies

on Thursday, 20 April 2017. Posted in Absence Management, Disciplinary and Dismissal

Employer caution urged after study reveals obese pull more sickies

Employers are being warned not to be influenced by new findings that obese employees are more likely to take sick leave.

Long term absence: “Borderline case” shows need to tread carefully

on Wednesday, 22 March 2017. Posted in Absence Management, Disciplinary and Dismissal, Legislation Updates

Long term absence: “Borderline case” shows need to tread carefully

Employers considering dismissal on the grounds of long terms sickness absence need to tread carefully in light of a recent Court of Appeal ruling on a “borderline case”.

Managing bereavement leave in the workplace

on Monday, 27 February 2017. Posted in Absence Management, Industry News

Managing bereavement leave in the workplace

When tech giant Facebook announced a doubling of its bereavement leave allowance for staff, it brought into focus what can often be a grey area for employers. 

Sick of the sick note – employers need not despair

on Friday, 21 August 2015. Posted in Absence Management

Sick of the sick note – employers need not despair

By Miss Performance

If I had a penny for each time an employer sighs at the arrival of a sick note, I’d be living in a palace and bathing in milk.

Unfortunately I’m still in our Derry-Londonderry office hammering on the keyboard with no more than a glass of stale milk and a cup of cooling coffee - but hey, that’s no cause for despair.

Equally employers need not despair when faced with cases of long term absence as there are many steps they can take to solve their issue with minimum risk.

The sick note is a fact of life and can be very distressing not only for business owners but for managers and the absent employee’s colleagues.

Absence Management Workshop 25th August 2015

on Monday, 20 July 2015. Posted in Absence Management, Press Releases

Absence Management Workshop 25th August 2015

ABSENCE MANAGEMENT

Absence is a costly affair which affects the morale and efficiency of a business. It is crucial that organisations understand how to minimise absence by creating an organisational culture which mitigates absenteeism in the workplace. This seminar will demonstrate how managers and supervisors can reduce absence levels whilst also establishing clear and fair absence management policies which stimulate engagement in the workplace.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN FROM THE PROGRAMME

 

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