Managing staff sickness is a challenge for businesses of all sizes. While employees who are genuinely ill or injured should be treated at least in accordance with their legal rights, business owners need to reduce the chances that their productivity and profits will be severely affected by unauthorised absence (AKA “sickies”).
“Directors can become personally liable for a company’s debts if they allow the company to trade while insolvent with no reasonable prospect of survival. Wrongful trading like this could also lead to being disqualified”
School for Startups’ Launcher is a unique new business start-up finance programme for entrepreneurs. As part of the Start-Up Loans scheme, it offers new business owners aged 18-30 access to world-class teaching, a supportive community, regular mentoring and some of the easiest start-up funding available in the UK. Read more >>