Course Description


Absence management is all about managing the absence within your company.  Done correctly you will know whether staff absence is at an acceptable level.  


Employee absence loses small businesses in the UK millions of pounds every single year.  As an employer you should know how to monitor this and what to do if an employee is taking too much time off


You will learn everything you need to know about absence management.  How to monitor it.  What are acceptable levels. How to conduct a back to work interview.  What you need to go through legally plsu lots more.  Our HR Expert Denise Waite will guide you through every step of the process. 

HR Expert

Denise Waite

Denise Waite - HR ExpertDenise has over 20 years’ HR experience in a range of sectors including FMCG, Professional Services and Hotels & Leisure in national and international, single and multi-site roles. Having worked at a senior level in multi-cultural environments she has worked all over the world including the UK, Moscow, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam.Whilst having worked within large corporate companies and also SMEs, it is in the SME sector where there is a sense of making a really big difference and, for Denise, it satisfies her need to be hands-on and have a real connection at all levels in the business.Having launched her own HR Consultancy business in 2013, Denise works with business owners to improve employee performance providing practical employment law advice and support to small and medium sized businesses. Running a small business of her own, gives Denise a real understanding of the demands and intensity of being a business owner and this informs her work with a clear appreciation that HR advice always needs to be personal to the business, practical and pragmatic.

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Introduction

  • 2

    Absence Rates & Reasons

    • Absence Rates & Reasons

  • 3

    True / False Quiz

    • True / False Quiz

  • 4

    Managing Absence

    • Managing Absence

  • 5

    Managing Absence Case Study

    • Managing Absence Case Study

  • 6


    • Conclusion