XpertHR 2014 absence survey results have been released. The survey, which received 256 responses, found that the national average absence rate was 2.6% of working time in 2013, equivalent to six days per employee. 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.
Many UK Absence statistics have been publish in recent months, by a number of high profile human resource management companies such as the CIPD and ACAS. But how useful are they, really? Continue reading
As with any business strategy, good data is the key and absence management is no different. How good is your data, really? Continue reading
Absence management is increasingly in the public eye due to the previously unknown build-up of costs associated with employee absence. However, the CIPD survey 2012 reports that there are still less than half of employers in the UK, measuring absence. This figure has barely changed since 2009 and we’d like to help the UK move with the times. Continue reading
Why do absence management experts go on and on about early intervention? Well, here are some good reasons why: Continue reading
This is false. Despite the fact that you may not have to pay the employee when they are off, there are often unnoticed costs to the business when an employee is absent. Continue reading