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Managing staff absence: A step-by-step guide

Step 1: Return to work interview

Managing staff absence - Step 1

Hold a return-to-work interview

Use return-to-work interviews:

If the employee is disabled or becomes disabled

In these cases, you are legally required to make reasonable adjustments to enable the employee to continue working.

For example, providing an ergonomic chair or a power-assisted piece of equipment. If absence is related to disability, keep the record separate from other sickness absence.

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