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Absence and attendance

  Richard Freedman, solicitor in the Employment Department at Rosenblatt, answers... The short answer is no.  Whether or not an employee is disabled under the Equality Act 2010 (the “EqA”) is a matter for determination on the facts by an Employment Tribunal. What such a report can assist with, however, is...
How long do we have to wait before we can fairly terminate an employee’s employment due to sickness absence? Richard Whalley, employment partner at HRC Law answers... There is no set period.  It depends on what is reasonable in the circumstances. Your focus should therefore be on ensuring that you have acted reasonably:...