Our latest data on sickness absence rates and costs reveals the lowest figures in 15 years, primarily due to the restrictions imposed as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Our research finds that although a majority of organisations enhance maternity pay above the statutory provision, they take a wide range of approaches in doing so.
Our research finds that a majority of organisations offer enhanced paternity pay, but it is much less common for shared parental pay to be enhanced. Many employers also offer other family-friendly support for employees.
The response of the HR community to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been to put people first, while also supporting business continuity during exceptional circumstances. It is unsurprising then, that wellbeing tops the priority poll for the profession for the coming year, coupled with employee engagement.
As the Government's coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions tighten once again, we asked HR practitioners how their businesses are planning for the ongoing reality of coping with the pandemic.
Our latest survey on sickness absence shows a slight upward turn in absence rates, but with the onset of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it may be that 2020 will be something of an anomaly when it comes to sickness absence metrics.
With the first frantic days of lockdown behind us, XpertHR asked HR practitioners about the challenges facing them and their organisations as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues.
Our analysis examines the use of shift working and how organisations manage employees who work varying hours and days.
Sickness absence interventions are most commonly triggered by employees being absent on three or four different occasions in a rolling 12-month period or by an absence for a total of 10 cumulative days.
Line managers are typically responsible for a range of people management issues. We look at the training they are offered to develop their skills in this area.
Survey analysis: HR and legal information and guidance relating to managing employees/workers.
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