Dismissing an Employee Absent due to Long-term Sickness

Dismissing an employee on long term sick leave

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Course Overview

If an employee is absent due to long-term sickness there might be a point at which the employer wants to go ahead and dismiss that employee.

This webinar will consider what needs to be addressed before going ahead with a long term sick leave dismissal, and the process that should be followed to ensure that any long term sick leave dismissal is fair.

This course is currently in development and will be available to view during 2017.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the reference notes and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge.
  • This course provides 0.5 – 1 CPD points (depending on length of time spent reviewing the supporting documentation).

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Understand the process for dismissing a long-term sick employee
  • • Have explored some of the potential problems with dismissing a long-term sick employee

What is the target audience?

  • Employment law practitioners


About Instructor - Kathy Daniels

Kathy is a Teaching Fellow at Aston University, lecturing in employment law and employee relations. After a career in HR, in the manufacturing sector, she now writes extensively on HR related topics, and specifically on employment law. Kathy has written an employment law textbook which is currently in its third edition, and also writes a broad range of materials for organisations such as the CIPD. In addition, she is a Lay Member of the Employment Tribunal, sitting in Birmingham.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar


  • Notes
    2 Page
  • Evaluation
    1 Page


  • Price
  • £ 60