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13 June 2014

Why do women take more sick leave than men – and what can we do about it?

Last year, a study by Octopus HR found that women take 63% more instances of sick leave per year than their male colleagues.

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27 June 2012
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True Cost of Presenteeism

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..?

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24 November 2011
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Counting the cost of conflict

We’re officially into ‘conflict season’ - with more employees raising formal complaints against their employer than at any other time of the year.

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09 August 2011
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Urban unrest generates call for employer flexibility on special constables

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.

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12 March 2011
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Rehabilitation provides route to recovery

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…

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