Unum

Employees taking time off because they’re unwell is part and parcel of running a business. But being at the mercy of the lost productivity and spiralling costs that goes with it doesn’t have to be.

In this ebook - The SME’s guide to sickness absence management - we take a look at the things you can do to monitor and manage your employees’ sickness absence. Some may not be as difficult, time consuming or costly as you might think.

This 25 page ebook includes:

  • the top 6 reasons your employees call in sick
  • 8 facts you, as an employer, need to know about sickness absence
  • practical steps that’ll help you manage absence - from monitoring it (the HSE offer SMEs a free tool to do this) to attendance incentives and employee assistance programmes
  • the pieces of legislation you need to be aware of so as not to end up on the wrong side of the law
  • how Britain’s Healthiest Companies award winner, Discovery Communications Europe, keeps its employees fighting fit

Get ahead when it comes to managing your company’s sickness absence.