Please print out and complete the form below. When you have done so, scan it and email it to Sam and Rosie.
I am in need of assistance in the absence of ...........................
(insert name of person from whom you need assistance)
Tip: you'll need to put my name in here.
I have already completed the requisite form declaring when I am absent from work until. You may find it useful, so here's a copy of the relevant section:
I'll be back in the office on Friday.