Employment law - Sickness absence




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Letter
Warning/final warning of unsatisfactory attendanceFollowing an absence management meeting, if you want to formally warn the employee about their unsatisfactory attendance, use our warning letter. It can also be adapted for use as a final warning.Fair ... Read more
UPDATED12 Apr 2019
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Notice
Notice of absence management meetingIt's potentially fair to dismiss an employee because of an unsatisfactory attendance record caused by persistent but genuine short-term sickness absences, provided a proper procedure is followed which is fair and re... Read more
UPDATED11 Mar 2019
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Procedure
Attendance procedureOur attendance procedure provides a process for dealing with genuine but persistent short-term sickness absence. It's not suitable for long-term incapacity cases.ApplicationA dismissal due to persistent short-term sickness absence ... Read more
UPDATED14 Feb 2019
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Letter
Medical examination request to independent doctorIt's possible to fairly dismiss an employee on the ground of lack of capability due to ill health but first you must take all reasonable steps to find out the current medical position. This involves obt... Read more
12 Oct 2018
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Policy
Sickness absence policyOur policy statement sets out a detailed reporting procedure for both short-term and long-term sickness absence, including the provision of evidence of incapacity, consideration of statements of fitness for work, "return-to-work... Read more
09 Oct 2018
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Letter
Letter to doctor requesting medical reportIt's possible to fairly dismiss an employee on the ground of lack of capability due to long-term ill-health but first you must take all reasonable steps to find out the current medical position. This will invo... Read more
09 Oct 2018
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Letter
Letter enclosing Form SSP1You must provide Form SSP1 to an employee when their SSP is coming, or has come, to an end as the information you give on it will help the government to decide on the employee's benefit claim. If you know in advance that the ... Read more
13 Sep 2018
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Letter
Letter requesting attendance at a medical examination and medical examination consent formAs an alternative to requesting a medical report from an employee's own GP or consultant, there is the option of the employee undergoing a medical examination by... Read more
24 May 2018
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Letter
Consent to medical report follow up letterUse our letter where an employee has either declined to consent to your seeking a medical report on them or to its subsequent disclosure to you by their doctor. The sanction is that you may have no choice but... Read more
24 May 2018
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Letter
Letter requesting consent to obtain medical report and medical report consent formWhen you require a medical report from an employee's GP or consultant, you will first need their written consent in order to comply with the Access to Medical Reports Ac... Read more
24 May 2018
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