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Latest in Staff Absence & HR News

Authorby 22 March, 2012

It’s news time again!…

Update yourself with the latest goings-on in the world of HR and staff absence.

The team have, again, put together a short list of what we consider to be the top stories in this area.

Click on the links to discover more on the stories from various sources around the web.

Workplace absence costing companies 10% of turnover

Nearly two-thirds of small businesses claim that staff absence is hindering their business. Despite this, bosses admit they spend less on their staff health & fitness than office stationary!

Mobile workers grows in popularity among UK employers

Mobile working is growing & is now a mainstream flexible working pattern in many organisations. 65% of group studied say they are required to work on the move more than they were in the past. It has become more ‘business as usual’.

Work-life balance big concern for employers in relation to staff absence

21% of employers say that work-life balance is a top area of concern, when it comes to sickness absence.