The Government has chosen Health Management Ltd to deliver its Health and Work Service scheme. The scheme is aimed to help the almost 1 million employees who take long-term sick leave each year. Continue reading
Why do absence management experts go on and on about early intervention? Well, here are some good reasons why: Continue reading
For many, bed rest seems like the simplest way to cure back pain. A few days’ rest, and it’ll be fine. But actually, this is a myth. Continue reading
Since the implementation of the Fit Note in 2010, many employers mistakenly think that they have no option but to implement suggestions made by a GP on a fit note. In fact, this is a myth. Continue reading
It is commonplace within HR to think that if your employees are off sick, you should not ‘bug’ them with what could feel like ‘intrusive’ phone calls or e-mails. Some even think that it could be classed as harassment to keep in regular contact with the sick employee.
But this is a myth. 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.
Return to work (RTW) interviews have proven to be an effective absence management tool. However, some managers still struggle to undertake effective interviews or even find the time to carry them out.
Honeydew Health has devised a simple 3 step plan to help prevent you understand and prevent the causes of Musculoskeletal Disorders.
What causes Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)?
Musculoskeletal disorders are caused by the affect of stress placed on your joints, muscles, nerves, tendons, ligaments, cartilage and spinal disks. Continue reading
The return to work (RTW) interview is the single most effective tool for reducing short-term absence. Managing long-term absence has its challenges and dealing with these is not, by any means, easy. Continue reading