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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.
11 Feb 2021
Royal Mail Group has retained almost a third of the temporary workers it took on for Christmas.
4 Jan 2021
A Jaguar Land Rover worker who was absent for 808 shifts in 20 years has won his legal battle over unfair dismissal.
23 Nov 2020
The Personnel Today Awards winners will be announced on Thursday. Our final shortlist spotlight centres on the teams in the...
11 Nov 2020
2020 was the year that HR was required to react to the unexpected, but it’s now time to plan for...
27 Aug 2020
Workers on low incomes in parts of England with high rates of Covid-19 will be able to claim £13 per...
14 Aug 2020
Employers should ‘be understanding’ of employees who have been forced to self-isolate following a trip abroad, the government has said,...
7 Aug 2020
The CBI has called for greater clarity on how employers should handle local lockdowns, as increasing numbers of areas come...
10 Jun 2020
The government is considering how victims of domestic abuse can be better supported by their employers and is looking at...
1 Jun 2020
More than one in three employees (35%) has continued to work while feeling unwell during lockdown, with many feeling that...
19 Mar 2020
ON-DEMAND | As the true impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic becomes apparent, employers are facing...
27 Feb 2020
Health secretary Matt Hancock has said people returning to the UK from Italian towns quarantined because of the Covid-19 coronavirus...
3 Feb 2020
Businesses could make productivity gains by improving culture, flexibility and office cleanliness.
3 Jan 2020
How much control can employers have over the timing of employees’ annual leave?
Employers with holiday years that run from...
16 Dec 2019
Financial worries are costing employers billions every year in absenteeism, lost productivity and turnover costs – but organisations are doing...