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The management of employee absence and the benchmarking of absence rates is a key issue for employers. Employers need to maximise the days that your employees come to work and minimise the number of days that they are absent.
Apart from the potential cost of absence within an organisation, there are also issues around motivation of staff, disruption to the business, an adverse effect on customer service levels, and loss of productivity, profitability and business.
7 Sep 2016
Stephen Bevan answers questions on evidence-based HR, perverse performance management and how technology is changing work.
19 Aug 2016
Strike action across the rail networks has made it a struggle to get to work for many this summer. What...
21 Jun 2016
ON DEMAND | What happens when employees take holiday, fall sick, or have other reasons that affect their attendance?
2 Jun 2016
High absence rates can have a damaging impact on the health of organisations. This is your chance to benchmark your...
24 May 2016
How to make Euro 2016 work for you: the employers' guide to managing absence, avoiding discrimination and maintaining productivity during this summer's football...
9 May 2016
An employment tribunal held that a nurse was the victim of discrimination arising from disability, after her prospective employer withdrew...
19 Jan 2016
An employer that has identified a pool of employees at risk of redundancy must follow a fair procedure when deciding...
6 Jan 2016
While employment tribunal fees have drastically reduced the number of cases and typical awards for claimants are generally four-figure sums,...
4 Jan 2016
A museum was found to have fairly dismissed a worker during a crackdown on persistent lateness at work, after he...
10 Dec 2015
It was not a reasonable adjustment for an employer to disregard absence triggers...
9 Nov 2015
PROMOTED BrightHR and Robertson Cooper’s It Pays to Play Report Reveals Growing Importance of Workplace Fun – and Highlights Key Benefits to Employers
9 Nov 2015
An employment tribunal awarded more than £30,000 to a public-sector worker who was dismissed after disability absences meant she exceeded...
26 Oct 2015
Halloween is becoming an increasingly extravagant and high-profile event in the UK, having traditionally lagged behind US celebrations each October....
8 Sep 2015
The Rugby World Cup 2015 begins on 18 September and ends with the final at Twickenham on 31 October. While...