Absence Management Training - 1 Day

Session Overview
Our workforce is our greatest asset, then why do we allow our managers to waste so much money? Many people have genuine absence but at an average of 8.4 absence days per person per year it is costing industry millions.

This session will help you understand what can be done and when in the fairest way.

Who’s it For?
Line Managers who find themselves with team members with poor attendance. Human Resource team members who support Line Management to manage high levels of long or short term absence.

What’s Covered?

Absence Management

  • Authorised & unauthorised absence.

  • Medical referrals and how to get the most from them.

  • Stress related absence.

  • Managing long & short term absence – the key differences.

Managing Trends​
  • Methods of measuring.

  • Return to work interviews.

  • Trigger levels – Bradford Factor.

  • The benefit of using Employee Assistance Programmes.

The Law
  • Setting up an absence policy and implementing it.

  • Gaining Doctors reports.

  • Stress

  • Dismissal due to ill health.

  • Linking to the disciplinary process.

Putting It All Into Practice

  • Using realistic scenarios, participants will have the chance to discuss their own businesses to “Ask the expert” their views on their key issues.

  • Action-planning for the future.


Session Benefits
An opportunity to get the “basics” of Human Resource practice in 1 day.
Learning how to prioritise the workload of tasks for your return to the workplace.

Date & Venue
Date will be agreed once booking has been confirmed.
This training course can be run at your premises or we can provide a training venue.

Contact Details
For more information and costs please contact us on 0345 4599710  or email admin@pvhr.com