A quick guide to long-term sickness management

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Did you know long-term sickness rates have reached a record high in the UK? There are 2.58 million people off work due to chronic illness, according to ONS data. 

And here’s the kicker - there’s a prediction that 20% of adults in England will be living with major health conditions by 2050, long-term sickness isn’t a problem that’s going anywhere, anytime soon. 

Who’s this short-form guide for?

This one’s for you, the SME business owner.  We’ve got insights and specialist HR advice from Breathe Partner, Robert Burden, Managing Consultant at KaneHR. We’ve answered the questions SME business-owners might be asking about managing long-term sickness. 

What’s inside?

In this short resource, we’ll cover:

  • How SMEs can promote equity & protect against disability discrimination claims
  • Can you dismiss someone on long-term sick leave?
  • What exactly are the rules around sickness and holiday?
  • The law around long-term sick pay
  • Must-know sickness FAQs with advice from our HR expert

We answer all of this, and more, in this no-cost, bite-sized guide.

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Is this really free?

Absolutely. Knowledge is power and sharing is caring. So here's some free know-how we hope you’ll find useful. Keep us in mind next time you have questions about managing your employees.

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