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MMS Edinburgh to Hold Employment Law Seminar

Posted: 20th September 2017

Employment Law Seminar: Top tips on effective absence management and employment round-up

MMS Edinburgh, Quartermile One, 15 Lauriston Place
5/10/2017 – 8:00AM to 10:00AM

Managing employee absence, whether short or longer term, is never far from the top of the HR manager’s remit.

Sickness has many guises and there is no one-size-fits-all approach for tackling workplace absences. Tactics for managing long-term absence often demands a different approach to that required for repeated short-term absences. October’s employment law breakfast seminar will tackle thorny issues which arise, including:

  • Medical reports and what to do if an employee refuses consent
  • Managing difficult or sensitive conversations with absent employees
  • Keeping things moving when an employee calls in sick during a disciplinary process
  • What to do when a return to work is not on the horizon – can you dismiss?

In addition, we will provide you with an update on the most important cases and legislative updates from recent months.

0800 Registration & breakfast
0830 Seminar & discussion
0930 Discussion & refreshments
A further opportunity to chat with our speakers and network with other guests over refreshments
1000 Seminar close

Dates and locations
10 October – Glasgow
12 October – Aberdeen

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