the e-days blog

23 February, 2015

How Much Could Your Business Save With e-days?

  Your organisation may have not considered the impact that absence and any related administration has on business spend. Using manual processes such as spreadsheets and paper forms can mean that these costs are significantly higher comp...

11 February, 2015

Why Your Business Should use an Online Holiday Planner over a Paper-Based System

In today’s technology driven world, it’s hard to believe that paper-based business systems still exist. Countless business processes, from payroll to resource management, can be efficiently carried out using automated online tools, r...

12 January, 2015

New Year Plans to Tackle Long-term Sickness Absence

  The introduction of 2015 has seen the start of a new Government scheme to help employees get back to work after a period of illness. The free service intends to reduce the amount of long-term sickness absence that continues to affect the U...

17 November, 2014

e-days; A Solution to Calculating Overtime in the Holiday Pay Ruling

  A ground-breaking tribunal was recently held, ruling that employee overtime should now be considered when calculating holiday pay. While this news story has highlighted many issues for businesses, there’s one question that still...

10 November, 2014

Flu: The Main Culprit for Winter Absenteeism

  With flu season fast approaching, should organisations be more proactive in preventing the virus from affecting their workforce? Flu - also known as influenza - is a highly infectious and common illness. Although frequently mistaken for...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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Levels of employee absence has declined by 1 day
  Employees are now absent for an average of 6.6 days a year, compared to 7.6 days recorded in 2013. The CIPD (Chartered Institute of Per

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3 ways to help employees battle depression
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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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