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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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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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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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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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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

Public sector workers suffer worse mental health

A recent Mind Survey showed increased levels of mental health in public sector workers.

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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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July 13, 2017

Holiday Pay – Discussions continue

The European Court this month has suggested that there should be alterations to the rules surrounding holiday pay being paid when holidays cannot be taken.

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June 16, 2017

Today’s discussion - Managing long-term absence

When does an absence become long-term? How does the management of long-term absence differ to short-term? Read our frequently asked questions around long-term absence

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