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Taking time off work (general absence) policy

Why is this an essential Absence and attendance document template?

A general absence policy should make clear exactly what's expected from both the employer and employee if the employee needs to take time off work for reasons other than holiday (annual leave) or sickness.

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Taking time off work (general absence) policy

Taking time off work (general absence)


The provisions relating to your entitlement to paid annual leave are set out in your [Contract of Employment | Statement of Terms and Conditions] and in the separate Annual Leave policy.


Subject to complying with the relevant provisions as to notice and to the requirements of the Company’s business, you will normally be allowed to use your annual leave entitlement to observe special religious holidays.


Should you be called up for jury service or required to attend court to give evidence as a witness, you must notify your line man

Reviewed: 08/03/21
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