This page printed on
07 Feb 2018 at 10:20

For reference, the url of this document is:

© South East Employers 2018

Managing Absence

This one-day course equips you with an understanding of good practice in managing staff absence and attendance.

"...all fascinating and thought-provoking. Made me challenge my own style of management to be more accepting of other people's perceptions" -  Jo Whitcombe, Burgess Hill TC

Target audience

Those aspiring to supervisory or managerial roles or anyone wishing to develop or update their skills and knowledge in this area.

About us

SEE is a Regional Employers' Organisation. We offer advice to local authorities across the south east, in addition to a range of training, development and consultancy opportunities tailored to your needs.


This course covers:

  • the employers’ culture and approach
  • the organisation’s rules
  • responsibilities of line managers and employees
  • Statutory Sick Pay and payment
  • understanding the role of advisers (human resources, occupational health, GP’s)
  • managing return to work interviews and best practice in monitoring absence
  • dealing with the “problem employee”
  • managing long-term absence
  • disability and its implications
  • dealing with incapability
  • case law.

For further information, please email or call 01962 840664.

View all our Employee Relations and Management opportunities.