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Do you know the true cost of absence?

Every year the CIPD run an annual survey report on Absence Management. The report this year was the 16th national survey to be carried out covering 1.5 million employees from 578 organisations. It found that the average employee absence level has increased slightly compared with last year, from 6.6 to 6.9 days per employee, but that there were greater variations across sectors.

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Absence management: What’s the point of triggers?

Significant cost savings can be made through effective absence management, which may include setting targets and ‘triggers’. Research has shown that eight out of ten employers who set overall company targets think they are a successful tool in managing absence. Read our article on how to apply triggers.

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