- Laura Rivet
Absences and managing attendance remain a current challenge and high priority for primary care. The aim of this session will be to equip attendees with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively handle employee absences in the workplace. The session will focus on the best practices, and practical strategies for managing absenteeism while maintaining a positive and productive work environment.
The session will cover:
- Identifying and monitoring absence, short-term and long-term
- Early intervention and the importance of effective communication
- Return to work interviews
- Managing persistent absenteeism
- Promoting wellbeing and preventing absences
Laura has worked in Human Resources for 20 years; most recently as a HR Director for an employee-owned, social enterprise providing NHS services.
Laura works as an independent consultant supporting organisations to improve and enhance their people service arrangements. Laura has extensive experience of generalist people service arrangements, employment law and organisational development.
Laura is accredited to use a number of psychometric tools that support individual and team development and is an ACAS trained internal workplace mediator. Laura is also registered with the ICO to process personal data. She holds a BSc in Business and Law (2002), is a Chartered member of the CIPD (2003), is a member of the BPS (2020) and holds an MSc in Occupational and Business Psychology, with merit (2020).