Free Excel Employee Absence Tracker

A simple and free downloadable Excel template for tracking employee absences

Track Employee Absences with our Easy-to-Use Excel Template

Here at WorkSmarter, our users tell us they love our online employee absence tracker, which saves them time and reduces absenteeism.

Whilst we think our online absence management service is an excellent choice for growing businesses, we understand not every company is ready to move their absence tracking online just yet.

That's why we've created this completely free employee absence tracker Excel template.

How to use our Excel employee absence tracker

Using our Excel absence tracker template couldn't be easier.

Use the form below to customise the Excel template to meet your needs.

We'll send you a download link to access your custom template.

Open the file in Excel — and you're ready to go!

Looking for something more flexible?

Our Excel employee absence tracker is a great way to get started, but we know most growing companies prefer to manage their employee absences online eventually. When that time comes, we've got you covered.

WorkSmarter offers a modern online employee absence management service, too:

Full visibility for managers, who can gain insights into absence patterns and trends across their departments.

A shared online absence calendar helps your team know when extra coverage is needed, and even syncs with your computer and smartphone calendar, too.

A simple Return To Work Interview process helps your company to comply with UK HR law, and ensures the process is transparent and supportive with staff.

And much more! Why not find out more about our online employee absence tracker?

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Customise Your Excel Leave Planner Template

Your company name Your company name Your company name
Total employees Total employees Total employees
Absence tracker start month Absence tracker start month Absence tracker start month
Average days absent per year Average days absent per year Average days absent per year
Normal working days Normal working days Normal working days
Public Holidays Public Holidays Public Holidays
Your name Your name Your name
Your email address Your email address Your email address

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