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Past Events Employment 14th Jun 2023, 08:00 to 10:00

Sheffield Employment and HR Forum: Managing sickness absence and supporting employees with mental health issues

The Freeths Sheffield Employment Team are delighted to invite you to their next in-person breakfast workshop, taking place at our newly refurbished Sheffield offices on 14th June 2023.

During this workshop, Tom DraperToby Pochron and Lee Williams will be looking at recent issues and trends in employment law and HR, and providing useful tips on managing sickness absence and supporting employees with mental health issues.

Date: Wednesday 14th June 2023
Time: 8:00am – 10:00am

Register your place here

Some of the questions that the team will be answering include:

  • How to support employees who are absent due to mental health difficulties.
  • The responsibilities of employees who are off sick.
  • Tailoring procedures to the nature of an employee’s absence.
  • The options for managing absence when an employee has < 2 years’ service.
  • Conducting a fair capability procedure.
  • Specific considerations when an employee may be disabled.

As usual, the workshop will be informal and interactive. 

Attendees will be able to learn from each other as well as ask questions of our legal experts.

The workshop is free to attend and breakfast and refreshments will be provided.

We anticipate that this event will be very popular so please sign up as soon as possible to avoid missing out.

We look forward to seeing you on the 14th June!

The Freeths Sheffield Employment Team

If you would like to submit any questions beforehand, please send these to

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