How should you deal with an employee who is off sick, long-term?
In their latest blog Peach Law look at long term absenteeism due to sickness and cover the issues that occur.
Most absence issues can be managed without escalating to formal meetings and warnings. However, if you find that absence levels are causing an unacceptable level of business disruption, you may need to go down a more formal route.
It is always advisable to have an up to date sickness absence policy within your staff handbook, providing a ‘trigger point’ for such absences, or series of absences, to be dealt with formally and in accordance with the procedure set out in the policy.
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