Last year, a study by Octopus HR found that women take 63% more instances of sick leave per year than their male colleagues.
In a period of ongoing recession, has an unwise focus on face-time caused absenteeism to be replaced by the more costly problem of presenteeism..?
We’re officially into ‘conflict season’ - with more employees raising formal complaints against their employer than at any other time of the year.
The unrest currently affecting the capital and various other UK cities is imposing a strain on employers and their staff who volunteer as special constables.
OH has a key role in support employees returning to work after long periods of absence. Employers must take away the fear of returning to work and better support line managers if vocational rehabilita…