The latest XpertHR research looks at how employers are managing long-term sickness absence and their use of the Government's new Fit for Work service.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) reiterated that if sickness prevents a worker from taking annual leave, his or her annual leave can be carried forward into the next holiday year. Bethan Odey summarises the case.
XpertHR's latest survey on absence rates and costs is based on findings from 661 organisations across the UK, and covers more than 1.5 million employees.
Practical guidance on engaging with the Fit for Work service about an employee on sickness absence, including making a referral and dealing with Fit for Work after a GP referral.
Workforce absence is an issue of enduring concern for employers. Our round-up of initiatives organisations are taking to manage employee absence focuses on the most effective techniques in tackling the issue.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to sickness absence and sick pay.