Long-term sickness absence can be one of the most sensitive things to manage in an employer/employee relationship.
As an employee, you want to know that you can concentrate on your recovery, without having to worry about your workload or if you have a job to go back to.
As an employer, you want to support your employees and do what you can to facilitate their return to work, but at the same time, you have a business to run and that can lead to some tough decisions.
On either side of the relationship, it’s important to know your rights and responsibilities. Continue Reading »