Sickness absence is an increasingly common challenge.
Understandably, managing sickness absence can be stressful for employers and colleagues. It can be difficult to maintain communication with an absent employee, and if the absence is caused by (or is a symptom of) a disability, it can quickly become complex and emotive.
With that in mind, our specialist team is able to handle sickness absence cases with sensitivity and discretion, working with you to identify and manage the issues with care and professionalism. To gauge the best approach, we’ll ask questions such as:
The answers to these questions will help us establish a considered strategy that achieves the best business solution in line with the absentee’s rights and the interests of your organisation, and which involves the least stress and hassle.
We’ve achieved this in a wide range of scenarios, for many clients. Examples of our sickness absence management experience include: