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05 December, 2016

Sickie levels on the rise for a quarter of companies

A quarter of companies reported that non-genuine illness was one of the top 5 reasons for staff short-term absence in the workplace. This presents a major problem for companies as the cost of annual absence per employee currently stands at &poun...

02 December, 2016

Back to work after Christmas - Survival guide

Breaking up for the Christmas break is always nice, especially if you have an extended break. However returning to work can be stressful and overwhelming, especially when you are faced with a long, endless list of emails and phone calls on...

30 November, 2016

Sleep deprivation is costing the UK £40bn a year

Tiredness and exhaustion due to lack of sleep is causing the UK economy £40bn a year, according to a new report from Rand Europe. The report shows that employees suffering from tiredness or exhaustion are less productive in the workplace...

24 November, 2016

Ineffective management to blame for high absence, study shows

Ineffective management priorities are one of the primary reasons behind high absence rates in the UK, a new study has found. With 32% of employees blaming management style to increased stress levels in the workplace. The research, released...

22 November, 2016

Are your staff ready for flu season?

75% of companies stated that minor illnesses such as colds, flu, headache and stomach upsets are the most common cause of absence from the workplace. With 95% stating that it is in the top 5 common causes of absence. With the flu season running...