This policy confirms the steps that the Company is taking to prevent work related stressors from occurring and provides details of the support available to employees who are suffering, or
Informal absence warning (short term)
The Health and Safety Executive defines stress as the adverse reaction people have to excessive pressures or other types of demand placed on them.
Return from long term absence checklist
Numerous studies reveal that sick days cost the UK economy between £10 - £12 billion annually with the average level of sickness absence per employee per year at about 8
Invitation to informal absence counselling meeting (short term)
The Company recognises that there may be extreme situations when attendance at work could pose an unnecessary risk to health and safety or when emergency time off may be needed.
Do not assume that you do not need to do anything when an employee returns from short-term absence.
Letter following failure to attend meeting
Absence counselling checklist