It was estimated in the UKs largest annual survey of sickness absence rates, that employer’s lost, on average, 2.8% of working time per annum, which is the equivalent to 6.5 days per year, per employee.

Employee absence due to sickness or injury is part of working life. At some point, your staff are going to get sick and they’re going to take time off because of it. Human Results understand that employee absence can be a significant and costly issue in many businesses and that absence management is not always an easy process to manage. Backed by the extensive HR expertise of our team, we can:

Identify ‘at risk’ staff

Identify ‘at risk’ staff

Help you to define the different types of sickness absence and identify your ‘at risk’ employees

Absence monitoring

Absence monitoring

Integrate absence monitoring and recording tools to help your company keep on top of authorised and unauthorised employee absence

Policy management

Policy management

Draft your official absence management policies, so all employees are fully aware of the procedures and responsibilities of both parties

Action guidelines

Action guidelines

Support your business with formal and informal action guidelines to help you maintain a fair and supportive absence management agenda

Expert HR advice

Expert HR advice

Offer expert HR advice on return to work meetings, phased returns and necessary adjustments to the working environment

Support when needed

Support when needed

Ensure your business has support mechanisms in place to deal with absence management, when they’re needed most