Managing Sickness Absence 4: Frequently Asked Questions

January 21, 2019 by alison

Dealing with sickness absence in the workplace This episode of the podcast is the fourth and final part of a mini series on managing sickness absence at work and in this episode I cover some frequently asked questions and listener questions.  In this episode I will cover answers to the following questions: What if an […]

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Christmas Interlude Episode

December 26, 2018 by alison

Thank you and best wishes for the festive season This is just a short interlude between episodes 113 and 114, which are covering Managing Sickness Absence, in order to say a big thank you for your support over the last year and for listening to the podcast. It is also to inform you that the […]

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Managing Sickness Absence 3: How to manage long-term absences

December 10, 2018 by alison

How do you manage staff who are absent long-term? This episode of the podcast is the third part of a mini series on managing sickness absence at work and in this episode I cover what you can do to manage staff who are absent long-term due to sickness or injury, including the stages you need […]

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Managing Sickness Absence 2: Dealing with short-term absences

November 26, 2018 by alison

How do you deal with persistent short-term absences? This episode of the podcast is the second part of a mini series on managing sickness absence at work and in this episode I cover the tricky issue of how to effectively address short-term absences and the stages you need to go through if the absence levels […]

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Managing Sickness Absence 1: Simple steps to reduce absences

November 14, 2018 by alison

How can you start to reduce sickness absence in your business or organisation? This episode of the podcast it is the start of a mini series on managing sickness absence at work and to start I cover some easy practical tips to reduce sickness absence which you can begin today.  In this episode I will […]

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Can you start a disciplinary procedure for an issue that has already been dealt with? Can you bring up historic misconduct? – Episode 110

October 30, 2018 by alison

What are your options with disciplinary action & double jeopardy In this episode of the podcast I cover a listener question, which asks, how far back can you go with a disciplinary issue? and can you resurrect an issue that a previous manager dealt with informally but you now feel should have been dealt with […]

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