Do you and your client have a strategy for managing an outbreak of swine flu?
Does your sickness policy encourage people to stay at home and work from there rather than come into the office if they are feeling ill?
Do you pay for the first 3 days of sickness absence before SSP kicks in? If not, you are encouraging people to come to work even when they are not feeling well.
Take a look at your policy now. Make amendments to protect your staff and your business. It is possible to put in place emergency measures on a temporary basis.
Think about your people, think about your business and have a contingency plan…. don’t put it off, the government are preparing and you must prepare your business NOW!