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POSTED: 26 June, 2014

Your team is out of the World Cup: How will you manage flexible working now?

After all the anticipation ahead of the World Cup, it is a huge blow when your country is eliminated. Bosses around the globe will have introduced flexible working policies to accommodate the World Cup, but do they even matter once their te...

POSTED: 12 June, 2014

Brazil 2014: Why it’s an opportunity for businesses

The World Cup is upon us and football fever is taking over in countries across the globe. Ahead of the kick-off later today, fans across the world are asking themselves: will Messi win his first World Cup? Could Rooney finally show his best...

POSTED: 06 June, 2014

Statutory Sick Pay compensation scrapped for new scheme

Statutory Sick Pay compensation can no longer be reclaimed from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). This is due to the abolition of the Percentage Threshold Scheme (PTS), which was introduced to protect businesses with above average rates of sic...

POSTED: 23 May, 2014

Could organisational process reviews help organisations find leaders?

Leadership qualities are vital to the running of a successful business. The ability to maximise the potential of employees is invaluable and organisations always look for managers with the "IT factor" to motivate workers. However, a recent...

POSTED: 09 May, 2014

3 ways to help employees battle depression

Depression is one of the biggest threats to the health of employees across the country, and it is vital for managers to address the issue with due care. In previous generations, the attitude to mental health and depression was categor...

POSTED: 14 April, 2014

Easter 2014: Chocolate, holidays and absence?

It will soon be Easter: the only time of year when a 100g chocolate egg is an acceptable breakfast choice. Come Easter Sunday, our five portions of fruit and veg are swapped for five delectable chocolate servings, while a 4-day weeken...

POSTED: 11 April, 2014

Aiming to reduce absence? Encourage cycling!

Balancing a challenging full-time job with a bubbling social life is a tough task for anyone and leaves little time to focus on your own personal health. Sure, putting your feet up after a long day in the office certainly isn't unhealthy, b...

POSTED: 05 March, 2014

Top tips to help staff cope with flooding

The UK has suffered its wettest winter of all time, bringing nothing but misery to the country's residents. Met Office records show that the UK has experienced 517.6mm of rain, beating the previous record of 485.11mm in 1995 and flooding pr...

POSTED: 14 February, 2014

How did your business fare on National Sickie Day?

We've all had those days when getting ready to work requires the kind of herculean motivation usually associated with running a marathon, or climbing Everest. In fact, lethargy is so prominent in the winter months that National Sickie D...

POSTED: 10 January, 2014

Restructure resourcing with e-days

At the moment, administrators spend a proportionate amount of their day sorting through emails relating to absences. It often takes two or three emails for an absence to be recognised by a senior member of a team and, since staff cann...

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3 ways to help employees battle depression
Depression is one of the biggest threats to the health of employees across the country, and it is vital for managers to address the issue with

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How did your business fare on National Sickie Day?
We've all had those days when getting ready to work requires the kind of herculean motivation usually associated with running a marathon, or cli

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Employees absent 7.6 days per year, study shows
Employees are absent for a total of 7.6 days per year, new research has indicated. A study from the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Devel

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How Using the Bradford Factor Can Reduce Your Staff Absenteeism
What is the Bradford Factor anyway? What do I do with it? And how is it actually going to help me and my company? These are all questions you m

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Top Tips to Prevent High Absenteeism
Staff absence costs companies money. In fact in 2009, the CBI estimated that the cost of UK workplace absence was nearly £17bn. Now, here

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Interim HR professionals turn to web-based absence management solutions to deliver projects
Currently organisations are increasingly turning to interim staff to implement projects and programmes. Interim staff do not necessarily require the

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