Managing absent employees where there is potential for a personal injury claim

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This page covers the situation where the employer may have caused or contributed to the employee’s condition, for example where there has been an accident at work. For the most part, you will manage the employee’s sickness absence in the normal way. However, there are some key differences, as explained below.

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