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managing sickness absence

Training overview

Whether it is persistent short periods off work or long term sickness, absence that is not managed robustly has a huge impact on the day to day running of schools. This video will provide guidance to the senior leadership team on how to manage this tricky issue in practice.

Topics covered

  • managing planned absence
  • persistent short term absences
  • long term sick and potential for dismissal
  • disability discrimination
  • sickness during disciplinary proceedings

Speaker

Heather Mitchell is an employment specialist in our education team. She advises schools on the full range of employment law issues, including representation at employment tribunals.

Availability

If you'd like more information before then, please contact Heather Mitchell.

Video

Whether it is persistent short periods off work or long term sickness, absence that is not managed robustly has a huge impact on the day to day running of schools.