What you should do to prepare for an employee to return to work following a period of absence
When an employee is absent from work for a period of time there are recommended steps that you can take as an employer to assist their return.
Use the links below to find information on supporting a return to work for your employees and support services that can help both you and your employees.
Working Health Services Scotland is a service for employees that aims to help them stay at work whilst managing their health condition or return to work if a short episode of ill health occurs.
It provides free and confidential advice and health support for the self-employed and people working in companies with less than 250 employees.
Find out about Working Health Services Scotland
There are other individuals and organisations that can support employers and employees when they need it.
For more details visit our Support for employees with health conditions page
For information on workplace health, safety and wellbeing, contact your local health board team