Return to Work Meetings

Return to Work Meetings

Research suggests that Return to Work Meetings are a good way of combating persistent absences as most staff will think twice about skiving off work it they know that the absence will be noticed and will be inquired into by management on their return to work.

Read my Top Tips to carrying out return to work meetings and download my template return to work meeting form.

How To Manage Adverse Weather Absence

How To Manage Adverse Weather Absence

Adverse weather such as flooding or snow can cause various headaches for employers including: absence or lateness due to travel disruptions; the closure of nurseries or schools leading to childcare problems for employees and health and safety concerns.

Read my Top Tips to managing working time and time off work under adverse weather conditions and download my model adverse weather policy.

How To Structure The Recruitment Interview

How To Structure The Recruitment Interview

After you have selected the candidates that you wish to meet with, it pays to approach the interviews in pretty much the same way you would any other business meeting i.e. by having a fixed agenda. Knowing what questions you will ask, and what information you will provide will not only speed up the process but will provide a framework that ensures each candidate receives the same information.

At the end of this post is a link to a template interview questionnaire for you to download and adapt for your own business.

Time Off For Dependents

Time Off For Dependents

All employees are entitled to take a reasonable amount of time off work for a variety of sudden or unexpected events that affect someone who is dependent on the individual and therefore makes the immediate presence of the individual indispensable.

Read my Top Tips to who dependents are and what circumstances are covered. I also provide a model policy for you to download.