Invitation to informal absence counselling meeting (short term)
Dear [ ]
MEETING TO DISCUSS ABSENCE[S]
You are required to attend a meeting at [ ] on [ ]to discuss your absence(s) from work. This meeting will be conducted by [ ].
A copy of your [sickness/absence record] [evidence of absences] is enclosed and this will be discussed at the meeting. You will be given the opportunity to provide an explanation for your absence(s) and you will be encouraged to raise any issues, which may be relevant to this matter.
In some circumstances it may be necessary to seek more information including medical advice, before the Company makes any decision.