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Six Strategies for Managing Sickness Absence

  • Written by : Yvonne Foster
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28 Feb
2014
I was prompted to write this blog to give some advice on handling sickness absence. If left unchecked, sickness absence can really leak profits out of the business. A client recently sought advice about when it would be appropriate to seek an employee’s consent to obtain a medical assessment.  In their particular instance, the employee had had about five instances of absence over a six-month period.
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How far would you go when there is snow?

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23 Jan
2014
Following the wet Christmas that has hit the UK, many people are predicting a very cold and icy January. With the winter months in full swing and the prescient warnings of snow on the way, how ready are you and your company to deal with the repercussions snow brings to the workforce?
 
Dealing with any unauthorised leave after any snow can be difficult and costly to the business.
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The Next Generation of Talent Arrives

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11 Dec
2013
Apprentices are back!  There was a time when an apprenticeship was the route for young people who were interested in hands-on learning to learn a trade and develop craftsmanship.  The 21st century version of apprenticeship offers a much wider field of opportunity.
 
The advantages for both employer and apprentice are many with employers seeing an apprentice as a means of ‘doing their bit’ for the community and helping youngsters to find employment.
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