Flexible sick pay, part-time sick leave and phased returns to work should be considered for employees who take absence for a mental health condition, to help reduce financial hardship.
XpertHR has been gathering key HR metrics for over a decade. Here we discuss the trends over time in sickness absence rates, labour turnover and the ratio of HR practitioners to employees.
The average number of sick days taken fell to an all-time low last year, as the CIPD warns "unhealthy" working practices such as presenteeism continue to be overlooked by employers.
More needs to be done to educate employers about their responsibilities to diabetic workers, it has been claimed, as it emerged that one in five people with diabetes have faced disciplinary action for missing work.
As emergency timetable revisions and signalling problems continue to cause chaos for rail commuters, Nicholas Le Riche and Zoe MacQueen at Bircham Dyson Bell discuss how employers can deal with issues caused by major travel disruption.
XpertHR's latest sickness absence rates and costs shows a reduction in absence rates nationally, but an increase in the cost to employers.
With four weeks of World Cup football matches about to kick off, what do employers need to be wary of, and are there ways to use the tournament as a way to bring staff together? Personnel Today rounds up five considerations for employers.
We discuss how employers can make the World Cup 2018 a positive event for both their employees and their business interests.
The average employee worked for more than four days when they were genuinely ill last year, while more than half delayed seeking medical advice because they did not want to take time off work.
Updated to take account of the General Data Protection Regulation, in force from 25 May 2018.
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