Sickness Absence in the Workplace-Causes, Prevention and Management

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Sickness Absence in the Workplace-Causes, Prevention and Management

October 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

31th October | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm – In this interactive workshop participants will be encouraged to address real challenges. 

This workshop is a collaboration between employment lawyer Seema Gill and employee engagement specialist Jasmine Gartner.

What will we cover?

The objectives for the half-day workshop are to help attendees with the following:

  • Identify some of the causes of absenteeism;
  • Consider some strategies for preventing it before it happens
  • Manage sickness absence from a legal perspective;
  • Deal with long-term and short term absences;
  • Look at the role of medical evidence;
  • Know how to manage consultation with an employee and
  • Consider suitable outcomes.


Who should attend

– HR professionals and everyone with responsibility for managing staff.



Coffee and tea will be served from 9.00 a.m. The workshop commences at 9.15 am and finishes by 12.00 p.m.



Jasmine Gartner

Jasmine is a trainer, writer and speaker on employee engagement, diversity and inclusion, unconscious bias and organisational culture..

She has trained and spoken in the private, public and third sectors. Her clients include B&Q, Harper Collins, and United Welsh Housing Association. She is the author of Employee Engagement: a little book of Big Ideas. You can also read her column and articles on HRZone.

Seema Gill

Seema is an employment lawyer with over 10 years’ experience. She trained at a niche London firm and has worked for well-established regional, Central London and Legal 100 firms.

She is currently based in London and advises small to medium size organisations as well as senior employees on all aspects of employment law.

Seema has carried out many workshops and seminars for business clients, providing them with additional business support. She has also written articles published by the Employment Law Association and contributed to articles in The Sunday Telegraph and HR journals.


Here’s what delegates have said about previous workshops 

“The workshop was excellent and extremely helpful, providing much food for thought as we continue to grow our membership organisation.” Noëlle, Professional Membership Association

“I found the workshop very useful. It was insightful and engaging throughout. I found the case studies/examples easy to relate with. They were examples that helped to further solidify what had been learnt. Thanks again for your knowledge.” Hannah, International Charity


October 31
9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Henry Wood House
2 Riding House Street
London, W1W 7FA GB


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