This policy is intended to help employers implement the HR aspects of a Business Continuity/Emergency Plan.
Identify the reason for redeployment
Letter to employee requesting a medical report
Sickness absence can be disruptive, costly and cause low morale.
You should investigate any medical reasons for an employee`s absence before deciding that he is not capable of continuing in his job.
Requesting informal home visit
Letter to employees on long-term sickness absence holiday entitlement
Ask how the employee is feeling and the reason for the absence
Request the employee`s consent to obtain a medical report from their GP or physician
I am writing to ask you to prepare a medical report on this employee for the Company and attach to this letter their written consent for you to do so.