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Taking a Sick Day As Holiday

Some ins and outs of sick leave

Fight as you might, everyone gets sick and will need to take sick leave. This has impacts on workloads and pay, so what do you need to know? First of all, employees can self-certificate for up to 7 consecutive days, after that length of time they should have evidence from a doctor that they were/are…

Encourage being healthy to reduce sickness

Encouraging staff to eat and be healthy is not just better for them, it can also have benefits for the whole business. This isn’t pseudoscience, there are growing trends and statistics in this area. Healthier people have less time off sick, which means they spend more days in the office doing what they are being…

Sick When On Holiday

6 Steps to absence management in the workplace

Step 1: Have a clear policy in place Your company policy on absence management should be very clear to understand for all your employees. It needs to include: Details of what an employee is entitled to with regards to absence allowances When and how an employee should report an absence to their line manager Details…