Article Database - Topic: 'Sickness absence' - Keyword: 'Absence rates'

 
Why disclose your sickness absence costs? Publication date: 09.10.2018
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To discourage unnecessary sickness absence in your workplace, you could advise employees how much it costs you each year. Why might this help and how should this information be issued?
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Fit for Work advice service launched Publication date: 30.01.2015
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Employers who need help dealing with health conditions and sickness absence are now able to access the advice section of the new Fit for Work service. What’s on offer?
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Where is the Health and Work Service? Publication date: 20.11.2014
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The government previously said that the Health and Work Service would start being phased in from October 2014. But at the end of November 2014 there’s still no sign of it. What’s going on?
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Sickness absence: what’s your average? Publication date: 24.03.2014
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According to official statistics, sickness absence rates are at their lowest in 20 years - the average employee now takes 4.4. days off sick each year. How can you compare your own employees’ time off quickly and easily?
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Sickness absence rates hit all-time low Publication date: 01.06.2012
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Sickness absence rates hit all-time low.. That’s better. According to the Office for National Statistics, sickness absence rates are at their lowest level in 20 years, with the average worker now taking just 4.5 days off each year. It’s thought that this downward trend - nicknamed “presenteeism” - is due to staff not wanting to jeopardise their...
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Record sickness absence easily and effectively Publication date: 13.04.2012
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According to the Department for Work and Pensions, at least 20% of employers don’t record employee sickness absence. So how can you keep tabs on it accurately and with the minimum of fuss?
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Thursday is the new Saturday Publication date: 22.02.2011
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Thursday is the new Saturday.. Good nigh t out. According to the restaurant, bar and leisure industries, people are definitely shunning the traditional Saturday night out and favouring Thursday evenings to have some fun. However, for you there’s a serious downside. The morning after. In line with this developing trend there’s been a marked increase...
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Is the fit note system a flop? Publication date: 10.01.2011
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Two-thirds of employers are experiencing the same problem with fit notes: inappropriate advice from the GP! What happens if you can’t implement it?
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Guidance on managing the long-term sick Publication date: 22.09.2010
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Guidance on managing the long-term sick.. Chancing a return? Employees who go off on long-term sick can cost you money in sick pay and overtime costs. Research also shows those who are absent for six months or more have less than a 50% chance of returning if there’s no carefully thought-out management plan put in place. But it seems that many line...
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Only 52% of sickies are genuine! Publication date: 08.09.2010
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48% of workers have admitted to lying about the reason for their last day off “sick”. What’s the main reason for this and how do you tackle the problem?
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