Example Sickness Absence Policy

The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance about arrangements for sick pay and for reporting and managing sickness absence.

This policy deals with sick pay, reporting sickness absence and how we manage sickness absence. Failing to report absence under this policy or falsely claiming sick pay will be treated as misconduct.This policy does not form part of your contract of employment and we may amend it at any time. This policy is only applicable to employees.