RR632 - Attendance management in the Fire and Rescue Service
This study was commissioned by the Health and Safety Executive and the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), and carried out by the National Centre for Social Research. It examined policy and practice in managing sickness absence within the Fire and Rescue Service. The aim of the study was to understand:
- the nature of current policies and practices; n views and experiences of policies and practices among different types of staff;
- the degree to which policies and practices reflect recent recommendations;
- barriers and facilitators to adopting recommended practices; and
- practices that are considered useful and how policy and practice in attendance management might be improved.
This report and the work it describes were funded by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG). Its contents, including any opinions and/or conclusions expressed, are those of the authors alone and do not necessarily reflect HSE or the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG).
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