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Activ Absence is a leading cloud-based software solution for absence management, sickness administration and staff holiday planning.

National Sickie Day may not exist but employees still don’t like Mondays, says Activ Absence

Press release uploaded by on 1 February 2018

Monday 5th February is known as ‘National Sickie Day,’ when more employees around the UK are expected to phone in sick than any other day of the year. Employment law experts the ELAS Group first identified this day in 2011, when it estimated up to 350,000 would call in sick on the first Monday in […]

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Is ‘Blue Monday’ the prompt employers need to tackle mental health issues at work?

Press release uploaded by on 11 January 2018

Monday 15th January 2018 or ‘Blue Monday is being billed as the most depressing day of the year – with the miserable weather, debt and post Christmas blues all considered to be major contributing factors. While Mental health charity, Mind is dismissive of Blue Monday , absence management expert, Adrian Lewis, director at Activ Absence […]

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Flexible working could be more important to employees than a pay rise in 2018 says Adrian Lewis, Activ Absence

Press release uploaded by on 19 December 2017

New research from HSBC has highlighted that flexible and remote working practices are more likely to motivate staff and increase workplace productivity than financial incentives. Nine out of ten employees (89%) surveyed claimed that flexible working is their number one motivator to boost their productivity at work, compared with 77% of respondents who said financial […]

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Ten ways for employers to keep staff motivated in the run up to Christmas

Press release uploaded by on 4 December 2017

Christmas is a busy time for businesses owners who are planning ahead for next year and often dealing with reduced staffing levels due to sickness and last minute end of year holiday requests. How can they keep their teams motivated in the run up to Christmas and spread some Christmas cheer? Adrian Lewis, Absence Management […]

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Santa’s busy stocking his sleigh but are businesses ready for last minute annual leave clashes?

Press release uploaded by on 23 November 2017

New research by hotel chain Jury’s Inn reveals that 82% of workers still have annual leave to take, despite the New Year being only six weeks away. It found that a third of UK employees still have at least ten days left to use. With Christmas fast approaching this could spell disaster for companies who […]

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Could better technology help to improve workplace mental health in UK companies?

Press release uploaded by on 10 October 2017

Adrian Lewis, Director, Activ Absence discusses this issue on World Mental Health Day 10 October 2017 – On World Mental Health Day, absence management expert Adrian Lewis, Director of Codel Software discusses how UK businesses could benefit from utilising tools and technology to tackle employee mental health issues head on. Adrian highlights that in September […]

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Is your business on top of annual staff leave?

Press release uploaded by on 3 October 2017

With Ryanair’s business still in chaos caused by the mismanagement of their pilots’ annual leave and Christmas ahead, are UK companies really on top of their holiday planning? Adrian Lewis, Director of Activ Absence offers some advice for UK companies. A YouGov survey in 2015 found that a third of British workers don’t take all […]

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Activ Absence is a finalist in the Best of Britain Awards 2017

Press release uploaded by on 8 August 2017

Business energy comparison specialists, Love Energy Savings, are on a mission to recognise the best businesses in Britain. They’ve partnered with EDF Energy, Opus Energy, British Gas, Scottish Power and npower to discover businesses across the country who are going above and beyond and deserve to be recognised for their outstanding services and overall business […]

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Improve remote working practices to minimise staff sickness

Press release uploaded by on 13 July 2017

UK organisations lose over £100m every year because of work-related stress, depression and anxiety, a figure which could soar in the coming decade if poorly managed nomadic working practices continue, a mental health organisation has warned. “Nomadic, remote and flexible working practices are the norm today,” said Paul Finch, CEO of A People Business. “Unfortunately, […]

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Employers warned not to ignore the rise of ‘gig-economy’ and flexible working

Press release uploaded by on 1 June 2017

Employers must recognise the rise of the ‘gig-economy’ – and implement strategic workforce planning strategies to reflect this shift. That is the advice from global talent acquisition and management specialist, Alexander Mann Solutions. The recommendation in response to data from Mercer’s 2017 Global Talent Trends Study, which found that despite the fact that the majority […]

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