CIPD and Simplyhealth have published their annual Absence Management report (2014) and once again the findings are encouraging but also show room for improvement. Continue reading
Did you know that from 1 October 2014, an expectant father will be entitled to unpaid time off for ante-natal appointments. 30% of fathers don’t take any time off before the birth of their child and the new legislation is aimed at encouraging fathers’ involvement with their children. Continue reading
Howdy, Cowboys! Greetings from the wide open prairies of Skivers. I thought I’d drop you a line to let you know how I was getting on. I’ll tell you one thing: things are definitely looking up in the world of Buff, yours truly, and that’s because the football World Cup starts next week!
Every 4 years it is that time again… the FIFA World Cup (and it starts tomorrow in case you’ve been living under a rock and don’t care about football.) Continue reading
We recently came across an article that suggested it is sometimes better not to have an absence policy. The subject of criticism was strict attendance policies, which were said to breed discontent and be counter-productive to employee engagement among other things. Continue reading