Now that the World Cup is over (or so it will feel for most England fans), as we, sadly, correctly predicted on our blog a couple of weeks ago, the impact of the World Cup on absence turned out to be negligible due to the early exit of our boys in white. 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
Absence management is a 24 hour job. If your employees need to call in sick, restricting the time in which they can notify you just isn’t realistic. But on the other hand, expecting managers to be on call for absence 24 hours a day isn’t realistic either. The solution is call centres, but the question is: Do call centres enhance absence management? Or should this be a management responsibility only? Continue reading
Whilst reading a recent BBC article in which Richard Branson listed his top 10 tips for success, it was eery how true this rang to the reasons Honeydew was started and the way we operate to this day. So, here are Richard Branson’s influences on Honeydew (without us even knowing). Continue reading
As the title states, good absence data is more than dates and times – and this has been proven more than ever here at Honeydew recently.
The team at Honeydew Health are used to gathering and sorting data for audits of historic absence statistics on behalf of clients to get a clear picture of absence from before implementing Honeydew’s absence and attendance management system, Engage.
It’s that time of the year again: Christmas is almost here. We at Honeydew Health would like to wish a lovely holiday period! Here is a little something in the Christmas spirit of things – we hope it’ll put a smile on your face!
As 2013 comes to an end, Honeydew staff have been reflecting on the past year and how far we have come. Tonight we will be having our Christmas party and it turns out that we at Honeydew Health have a lot of successes to celebrate! Continue reading