Absence management and measurement
This factsheet discusses how to measure sickness absence, the main components of an absence policy, and how to address short- and long-term absence in an organisation.
Sadly, mental ill health is one of the top reasons why somebody might need to take a long-term leave of absence from the workplace. As a HR professional, it is important you understand how to help somebody return to work in a safe, positive and healthy way.
This guide, written by the CIPD and Bupa, will help you to manage an employees’s return confidently. It explores possible adjustments that might make the transition easier, the impact on the rest of your staff, and tips on providing ongoing support. It also touches on your legal obligations, so you can understand what you are required to do by law.
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