Absence

How do I manage sickness absence?

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How do I manage absence

Managing sickness absence is one of those issues that managers really dislike. Typically the desire to be supportive overwhelms the needs of the business but that in itself is not the answer. So if you are asking yourself, how do I manage sickness absence, read on! What are the issues? The main issue that managers […]

human resources

Brexit and settled status

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Brexit and settled status

Brexit and settled status Guidance released by the Home Office outlines that checks to confirm legality of workers from the EU, EEA and Switzerland will not change prior to 2021 even if there is a no-deal Brexit. As the UK is still set to leave the EU on 12 April 2019, this new advice confirms […]

HR Health Check

How healthy is your HR?

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How healthy is your HR

So the days are getting lighter and Spring is definitely in the air So as thoughts move to the new tax year and for many a new financial year, is it also a good time to check whether your HR practices need a Spring Clean? Are your policies in good shape? Is your recruitment successful? […]

Recruitment

Is it important to keep candidates informed?

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Keeping candidates informed

Is it important to keep candidates informed of their progress? We’ve all been there. You spend hours completing an application, refining your cv, updating your LinkedIn profile, researching the company you are being interviewed by, attending interviews… And then… Nothing. For days, And weeks. How frustrating is it? So it got me thinking, is it […]

Absence

What’s the cost of presenteeism?

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presenteeism

Earlier this year, we looked at the cost of employees being ill but still attending work Click here to view the article. This phenomenon is known as presenteeism. A recent survey by Barnett Waddingham has found that the problem is worsening in the UK. A survey of 3,000 employees found that this issue has tripled since […]