Absence Management – Sickness Absence

This training is delivered in an interactive format with role play scenarios, case studies and mock hearings (to include return to work interviews, investigatory and disciplinary hearings, as well as mock tribunals).

Sickness absence has become an area fraught with challenges for the manager. It is absolutely crucial that an illness which could fall within the definition of a disability under the Equality Act 2010, is identified and dealt with correctly.

It is also crucial that managers are aware of the existence of potential disabilities in respect of those employees who are making a job application or attending an interview.

MacRoberts provides detailed training on the Equality Act and its application, as well as training on how to deal with those sickness absences which do not fall within the definition of a “disability” under the Act.

The employment lawyers who deliver the training have significant experience in the whole range of sickness absence issues, including the drafting of sickness policies through to representation (both for the employee and the employer) on disability issues arising before an Employment Tribunal.

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