Open Workshop




Managing Absenteeism

Duration: 9:00 am-5:00 pm


Date: 13 March 2020


Location: Carlow Town


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Workshop Duration: 1 day – 9.30am to 5.00pm

It is well established that employee absenteeism is a substantial cost for employers and one which needs to be reduced in today’s economic climate. With the proper policies and control mechanisms in place, and a clear procedure for dealing with absenteeism, these costs can be substantially reduced. Generally the most effective ways of managing absence are inexpensive and easy to administer.

Managing cases of problematic absence can be complex and each case will turn on its own facts. The goal of this workshop is to equip people managers with the knowledge, skills and confidence to investigate and manage instances of absence fairly and objectively so as to support those who are unwell but also to deter disingenuous absence. The workshop bridges the gap between the law and practice and includes key techniques, procedures and checklists to help ensure that you are considering all the critical factors.

What is the format of the workshop?
This is a comprehensive workshop which is delivered in a down to earth practical manner. The workshop is highly interactive – through ‘real life’ case studies and role plays, you will get the chance to practice the necessary skills and discuss issues and concerns openly to maximise learning.

Is it right for me?
This workshop is designed for human resource professionals, supervisors/line mangers and business owners.


Price:399.00 EUR


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What will I learn?
By the end of this workshop you will:

  • Understand the law as it relates to absence management and recent case law.
  • Appreciate the importance of introducing control mechanisms and comprehensive policies and procedures.
  • Know the distinction between short-term and long-term absence.
  • Acquire the knowledge and skills required to conduct a return to work discussion.
  • Gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to address problematic absence.
  • Have the skills to conduct a disciplinary hearing for problematic absence.

Workshop Supports
You will take away:

  • A comprehensive paper on Managing Absenteeism (2020)
  • A number of checklists and templates
  • Sample policies and procedures

€399 per person. Group discounts available.

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13th March 2020 – Carlow Town

We can customise this programme specifically to your business needs. We will meet with you to discuss your training requirements and present you with a detailed programme outline. We will request a copy of the relevant HR policies and procedures so that they can be fully incorporated into the workshop.

Contact or call 087 2869680 to discuss your requirements and to obtain a quote.