The final member of our gang of the Usual Suspects is Wild Bill Ghost. He is the archetype of a problem long term absentee. Here’s a brief description of Wild Bill, see if you recognise him?
Whilst absence triggers can be highly effective in cutting your absence levels, the way you set them is critical to their success. Continue reading
Why do absence management experts go on and on about early intervention? Well, here are some good reasons why: Continue reading
Whilst dealing with depression or stress, shutting yourself away from everything for a while can feel like the best thing to do. But it isn’t necessarily the best antidote to these feelings.
Last week the Government officially published their response to Black and Frosts’ 2011 review of sickness absence in the UK..
The biggest change to be made as a result of the review of sickness absence, is the introduction of the Long Term Absence scheme which offers free Occupational Health (OH) assessments to employees that have been signed off work for 4 weeks. Continue reading