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Health, wellbeing and managing attendance

Health and wellbeing

We can visit your organisation to help you understand what needs to be done to address a range of issues related to health and wellbeing and then work with you to develop practical solutions.

We can work with you to:

  • develop a new attendance management system and phased return to work policy
  • understand the implications of the new fit note
  • develop an attendance culture
  • develop and introduce a health, work and wellbeing policy and culture
  • identify the root causes of absenteeism
  • help identify the causes of stress in your workplace and develop a stress management policy
  • develop and implement an alcohol and drug policy
  • check out the causes of high staff turnover and how to address these
  • develop a bullying and harassment policy
  • develop or review your dignity at work policy.

We can provide training on:

  • the new fit note
  • return to work meetings
  • managing and maximising attendance (and tailor it to your policy and procedure)
  • understanding the cause and effect of workplace stress and how to prevent it
  • mediation skills (to help facilitate a return to work)
  • having difficult conversations
  • bullying and harassment
  • disability discrimination
  • tackling alcohol and drugs issues in the workplace
  • performance and capability management
  • staff retention.

Acas Customer Services - let us know how we can help

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To let us know your organisation's business solutions, training or dispute resolution needs, get in touch with our customer services team by completing our online customer contact form or calling 0300 123 1150.

Note that the customer services team cannot answer helpline related queries or advice. If you require employment-related advice, visit Helpline Online.

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