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December 13, 2017

‘Prevention is better than cure’ – Top Ten Ways to Reduce Absence

There are number of ways in which general absence problems can be reduced by seeking to ensure that certain procedures and management controls are in place. Here are a few of the key things to think about:

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December 13, 2017

Managing Mental Health in the Workplace – Manager’s Tips

In many workplaces mental health is the elephant in the room. Often, employees are too scared to approach management with this topic and problems spiral. Looking after the mental health of your employees makes business sense. Read more about the costs and how you can support employees better.

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November 24, 2017

What can you do when an Employee is AWOL?

Unauthorised absence can be deemed fair grounds for dismissal, but it pays to know your rights and responsibilities before you take any action. Read our case study about how you can deal with an employee who is AWOL.

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November 24, 2017

12 ways to improve your school budget through better management of staff absences.

There are many things you can do to improve your school budget, here are a few measures to consider.

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November 24, 2017

10 Top Tips Towards Good Wellbeing

Improving wellbeing benefits everyone as both morale and productivity can improve. Read our top tips for good wellbeing.

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October 20, 2017

Tribunal fees abolished

Last month The Supreme Court decided that the current system of Employment Tribunal fees was unlawful. This means now that an individual can bring a claim without having to pay any fees.

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October 20, 2017

What is happiness and how can you encourage it?

Do we really know what is meant by happiness? Happy employees mean a happier workforce, a better environment for everyone to work in and lower absence rates. We look at how managers can encourage happiness at work.

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October 20, 2017

How to hold a return to work interview

As a line manager it is important to recognise the importance of ‘return to work’ interviews in resolving problems of sickness absence from work. The degree of formality and length of the interviews will depend on the individual circumstances but here are our key things to consider.

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September 22, 2017

How to have a conversation with an individual about their mental health

Do you feel equipped to discuss mental health matters with employees?  Here are things to think about to help you prepare.

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September 22, 2017

Supporting parents with premature or sick babies

Having a baby should be a wonderful time but there are unfortunately occasions when things don’t always go to plan and this can be a very difficult time for everyone involved. From an employer’s perspective, supporting your member of staff through this difficult time is essential. Read about the new guidance for supporting parents.

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