Top five pitfalls for ill health and sickness management

06 February 2017

In this podcast, we cover ill health and sickness management. With sickness and absence costs amounting to £9.3 billion per year*, this is a significant commercial and practical issue for employers and employees. So, what can employers do to improve productivity, efficiency and manage risk? Members of our Employment, Labour & Equalities team consider the five main pitfalls for managing sickness absence.

You may also be interested in our Mental Health podcast where Vivienne Reeve, an Associate in our Employment, Labour & Equalities Team is joined by Dr Mike Drayton, consultant psychologist, to look at the challenges faced by organisations in dealing with mental health issues. We discuss some of the practical ways of identifying and improving management of mental health issues and cover some of the legal issues in this tricky area. Equally, we cover how to review the situation to reduce distress and improve relations and performance.


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