Employment Breakfast Briefing: Managing sickness absence

25 March 2014

Practice Area: Employment Law

An apple a day keeps HR away? Dealing with sickness in the workplace

Managing sickness absence remains a perennial problem for HR practitioners and business owners. In this briefing, we will look at the most common sickness related queries that our clients ask us:

  • when is it acceptable to dismiss an employee due to persistent or long term sickness absence?
  • Disability Discrimination Act 1995: where are we on “reasonable adjustments”?
  • sickness absence and accrual of holiday
  • proposals for changes to SSP recoupment

If you would like to attend please contact Stephen Maguire from the Carson McDowell events team before 5pm on Wednesday 19th of March.

The Carson McDowell Employment Team

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