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Are employees' Christmas debt hangovers more serious than you think?

Posted on January 15, 2017 by Richard Ellor
The debt hangover from Christmas hits millions of people every year, and while most of the workforce bounces back after a few weeks, there's a significant proportion of the working population who need more than a brief detox. Continue Reading

Is your workforce suffering a Christmas debt hangover?

Posted on January 10, 2017 by Richard Ellor

We're told it's the season to be jolly, to eat drink and be merry, and to share goodwill with our fellow man. The trouble is that none of this comes cheap. After overspending on a single day of festivities, employees can suffer months of money worries.

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CIPD: Managing absence effectively

Posted on November 10, 2016 by guest blogger Jill Miller - Research Adviser at CIPD
We know line managers are the critical nodes in organisations, translating the organisation strategy into business operations and implementing the people management policies in practice. But how much are we investing in their development and ongoing support to do this most effectively? This question is especially pertinent when it comes to managing absence. Continue Reading

2016 CIPD Absence Management Survey: Absence statistics and insights

Posted on November 9, 2016 by Katie Droogan
Do you know your employee absence rate? Do you know the reasons for absence? And do you have a strategy to tackle absence? The 2016 CIPD Absence Management Survey in partnership with Simplyhealth reveals important trends on absence levels that UK employers should pay attention to. Continue Reading

Stress related absence

Posted on November 8, 2016 by Richard Ellor
Nearly a third of organisations have reported an increase in stress related absence in the past 12 months according to research carried out by the CIPD and in partnership with Simplyhealth. The report highlights that stress is now the most common cause of long term absence and the second biggest cause of short term absence behind only minor illnesses such as coughs and colds. Continue Reading