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Managing Staff Absence

Managing Staff Absence Effectively & Legally

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We look at the issues arising from both short-term and long-term absences and the steps employers can take to manage staff absence effectively and legally. In the UK, the total economic cost of sickness absence, lost productivity through worklessness, and health-related productivity losses, are estimated to be over £100bn annually. Incapacity for work is generally understood to mean