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It is important to distinguish between those who don't want to be at work and those who are prevented from being there due to ill health. Speak to an adviser to find out more about managing these two very different scenarios.
Try to learn to manage extended periods of illness in a fair and realistic way while promoting a speedy return to work. Keeping in touch with the absentee on a regular basis is essential. The Adviceline will guide you through your role in managing longer periods of absence.
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Do you have any further questions? Call the Adviceline: 0800 0 77 88 44