Voluntary Sector Training:
Managing Staff Absence
||23 October 2014
||10:15 - 16:30
Absenteeism costs charities time
and money, and can lead to poor staff morale.
This practical course drawing on the
latest best practice, will show you how to manage staff absence
effectively and fairly.
It will be led by one of the VCS's foremost HR consultants
Who is it for?
Line managers, HR staff and trustees.
What is it about?
This one day course introduces you to the legal and best
practice requirements for managing staff absence. By examining a
range of case studies, you will find out how to accurately monitor
absence rates, benchmark your organisation's performance and
develop evidence-based strategies for maintaining a low absence
What will I learn?
By the end of the day you will have an increased
- what you and your organisation can do to manage absence and
- the legal context for managing absence, including persistent
short term absences, long term sickness, absence and stress,
absence and mental health issues and dismissal
- developing good practice procedures and policies for your
- planning and conducting a return to work interview.