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Absence Management

Absence Management

In today’s competitive market, it is absolutely essential to systematically

manage the absence of employees and make them as motivated and productive as possible. Any organisation that risks neglecting this important systematic review, is bound to fail when competing against those who use such optimisation.

Who Should Attend


The workshop is suitable for individuals who have management and supervisory responsibility at any level and aims to provide delegates with the tools and knowledge to understand the causes of absence and how to effectively manage attendance.

Course content

Learning objectives

• Aspects of compliance and the cost of absence


• Impact of poor attendance and how to effectively

 manage absence


• Best practice for dealing with long term & short term



• Effective return to work meetings


• The return to work interview.


• Clear disciplinary policy


• How to develop an Attendance Management Policy


• Working Proactively with Occupational Health

• Increase understanding of the impact and cost of

 absence from work.


• Appreciate the importance and need to manage

 absence effectively.


• How to set up an absence management policy.


• Develop and Practice sound interpersonal skills

 involved in dealing with absence notification and

 return to work interviews.


• Understanding the links with an organisation’s

 disciplinary procedures.

“A practical guide to improving attendance and managing sickness for managers.”

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Booking Form Online Enquiry

Duration: 1 day

Venues: At your own offices or our luxury training venues in Cardiff, Newport (Nr Celtic Manor), Bristol or Swindon (Please state your choice of venue when booking)