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November 24, 2017

10 Top Tips Towards Good Wellbeing

Improving wellbeing benefits everyone as both morale and productivity can improve. Read our top tips for good wellbeing.

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November 24, 2017

What can you do when an Employee is AWOL?

Unauthorised absence can be deemed fair grounds for dismissal, but it pays to know your rights and responsibilities before you take any action. Read our case study about how you can deal with an employee who is AWOL.

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November 24, 2017

12 ways to improve your school budget through better management of staff absences.

There are many things you can do to improve your school budget, here are a few measures to consider.

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October 20, 2017

Tribunal fees abolished

Last month The Supreme Court decided that the current system of Employment Tribunal fees was unlawful. This means now that an individual can bring a claim without having to pay any fees.

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October 20, 2017

What is happiness and how can you encourage it?

Do we really know what is meant by happiness? Happy employees mean a happier workforce, a better environment for everyone to work in and lower absence rates. We look at how managers can encourage happiness at work.

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October 20, 2017

How to hold a return to work interview

As a line manager it is important to recognise the importance of ‘return to work’ interviews in resolving problems of sickness absence from work. The degree of formality and length of the interviews will depend on the individual circumstances but here are our key things to consider.

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September 22, 2017

How to have a conversation with an individual about their mental health

Do you feel equipped to discuss mental health matters with employees?  Here are things to think about to help you prepare.

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September 22, 2017

Supporting parents with premature or sick babies

Having a baby should be a wonderful time but there are unfortunately occasions when things don’t always go to plan and this can be a very difficult time for everyone involved. From an employer’s perspective, supporting your member of staff through this difficult time is essential. Read about the new guidance for supporting parents.

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July 14, 2017

The personal impact of absence monitoring Part 5 - Liam

Liam is a long standing employee who has had a variety of roles, but he feels anxious when dealing with difficult customers and has been absent from work since January.  His initial sick note stated work related stress however his more recent note states depression. Read about what you can do in this situation.

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July 13, 2017

Term-time absence for pupils – the final part?

The final chapter in the term-time absence for pupils case and how this will affect schools going forward

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