Unauthorised Leave

There are a lot of different types of employee absence: annual leave, sick leave, compassionate leave, study leave… but what if a member of the team is unexpectedly absent? What to do if they’re absent without leave, or AWOL? Here are the key steps to take:1) Assume the ‘worst’That might sound odd but really it’s just another way of saying, give the employee the benefit of the doubt. The chances are they have (or believe they have) a good reason for not being at work. After all, before you start ‘sharpening the axe’,