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January 30, 2018

Duchess of Cambridge launches pilot mental health website to help primary schools support pupils

It has been mentioned in the press a lot recently that there are so many children suffering with mental health issues at a young age. In light of this, the Duchess of Cambridge has launched a new website, funded by the Royal Foundation. ‘Mentally Healthy Schools’ is a free website designed to raise awareness of child mental health issues and provide resources for primary schools to use.

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January 30, 2018

Considering adjustments for staff returning to work

To support staff who have been off sick or are experiencing mental health issues you can consider a number of adjustments to work life. We have listed some of the adjustments you could consider as a starting point.

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January 30, 2018

What should you include in Absence Management Reporting?

According to the CIPD Absence Survey, absence costs on average £835 per year per employee in the public sector, so monitoring it regularly in your organisation is essential to reduce costs, maximise productivity of your employees and improve student experience, resulting in higher achievements. But, where do you start?

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December 13, 2017

‘Prevention is better than cure’ – Top Ten Ways to Reduce Absence

There are number of ways in which general absence problems can be reduced by seeking to ensure that certain procedures and management controls are in place. Here are a few of the key things to think about:

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December 13, 2017

Managing Mental Health in the Workplace – Manager’s Tips

In many workplaces mental health is the elephant in the room. Often, employees are too scared to approach management with this topic and problems spiral. Looking after the mental health of your employees makes business sense. Read more about the costs and how you can support employees better.

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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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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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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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