Send meetings from your team mailbox if the meeting is happening even the original organiser want make it, e.g. daily stand-ups should also happen, even if the GL is on holidays.
There are several advantages:
- the teamlead can also show his absence by declining certain instances of the meeting
- and anybody could have a look who is attending
- If the teamlead is e.g. holidays the deputy can if necessary move or cancel the meeting.
- Finding a suitable timeslot is easier – if every teammember at least adds his or her important dates (see …)