Category: Absence

Absence Series Part 3: Reasons for it and how to create a healthy culture

‘Minor illness remains the top cause of short-term absence for most organisations. Stress and acute medical conditions are most commonly responsible for long-term absence’. Here’s Tim part 3 of our Absence Series. By Tim Frear How do we tackle the minor illness short term absences? Is offering a flu vaccination the only thing we can […]

September 19, 2016

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Absence Series: Part 2. Public Sector versus Private Sector sickness levels

This is the second blog in the Absence Series, the last focused on the definition of absence, long term versus short term absence and the impact on the business. This one will look at the difference between public sector and private sector organisations in relation to sickness absence. By Tim Frear “On average public sector […]

September 19, 2016

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The Absence Series: What is Absence and how does it affect businesses?

‘The average level of employee absence (6.3 days per employee) has decreased in all sectors and is at its lowest level for seven years.’ according to the CIPD 2016 annual absence management survey report. Over this series of blogs, Tim will be discussing what absence means, the causes and effects of absence, and how we […]

September 19, 2016

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8 practical ways to promote workplace mental health well-being

On the day (1 June 2017) that research has been publicised which suggests that public sector staff are more likely to take sick days off for mental health causes than employees in the private sector, our HR Partner, Ellie Garnett, suggests ways in which employers can help – and why it makes sense to do […]

September 19, 2016

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Be kind to yourself – tips to help manage stress in the workplace.

Did you know that April is Stress Awareness month? With the stresses and strains of modern life creeping into everything we do, we asked HR Assistant Nuhman Sharif to take a look at how to manage stress in the workplace.   by Nuhman Sharif Stress is something that we’ve all experienced at different times in our […]

September 19, 2016

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Tools to manage absenteeism

In your workplace, who is responsible for managing staff absences? Who controls the impact of absenteeism (or indeed presenteeism) on your employees – and your business alike? And do they have the tools and training to manage absence in the workplace? At Leeds-based HR180 we are the experts in outsourced Human Resources and we can quickly assess […]

September 19, 2016

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Staff Christmas Parties: our remedy to avoid a costly disaster!

HR180 has seen it all! So here’s superhero HR manager, Ellie Garnett, with a run down of the things you really need to do so that you avoid unexpected bills after your Staff Christmas Do. Yay, or boo it’s that time of year again, Christmas! Love it or hate it at some point you’re bound to […]

September 19, 2016

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Survey says managers are underprepared to manage absence: more like UNprepared!

HR180 are the Leeds, Yorkshire, based Outsourced HR and Consultancy heroes with a lot to say! HR Manager, Laura Rigby, looks at the latest CIPD/Simplyhealth Absence Management Survey, plus link through below to 5 practical ideas to help you manage absence, lateness and time-keeping issues in your business. I was intrigued to see the CIPD news […]

September 19, 2016

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5 practical solutions to help you manage absence in the workplace

The 2016 CIPD/Simplyhealth Absence Management Survey concluded that more employers are recognising the value of line managers in managing absence at work, but are not giving them the tools and support necessary to do it effectively – saying that currently managers are underprepared. See more on why our HR Manager Laura Rigby thinks line managers […]

September 19, 2016

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Travel delays affecting your business?

Have current train strikes, rail cancellations, travel issues caused by impossible traffic or even delays to people returning to the UK from holidays for a plethora of reasons got you thinking about who is actually coming in to work today? Is it a genuine issue that is outside your employees’ control – or is it an […]

September 19, 2016

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