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 […]
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 […]
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It’s Mental Health Awareness week this week and we wanted to focus on stress and the impact it has on us. We all experience stress, in fact it sadly seems to be more prevalent, especially in the workplace and amongst younger people. MHFA (Mental Health First Aid) states that 1 in 6 adults in Britain […]
No doubt you will have seen the recent headlines….the latest CIPD research shows that 86% of employers had seen their employees coming in to work ill. This is a shocking increase from 26% back in 2010. Why has it increased? ‘Presenteeism’, as it’s also known, normally happens when employees feel pressure to continue working and […]