‘Sickie confessions’: Funny, fantastical and downright depressing REAL stories behind employee absenteeism

18 December 2018

AdviserPlus asked staff from a diverse range of sectors to ‘confess all’ regarding sickies they’d thrown – and the results make for remarkable reading for HR professionals. Our probing uncovered...
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When does sick pay start? The employer’s guide

13 December 2018

Every workforce has to face up to the impact of sickness at some point. Illness is a fact of life and, while businesses can do all they can to mitigate this, they won’t be able to eliminate it entirel...
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Stress and absenteeism in the financial sector

05 December 2018

In financial services, the stakes are always high, with people’s livelihoods, businesses and futures on the line. The stresses and painful consequences of decisions were highlighted in a recent viral...
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People analytics: The key to driving business performance

04 December 2018

It’s easy to get carried away with data. Lots of companies have become accustomed to collecting lots of numbers and many of them have become adept at using them to produce charts and reports that offe...
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A guide on how to handle an employee who is off with work related stress

27 November 2018

Stress in the workplace is an increasingly common issue that companies can’t afford to ignore. In fact, 12.5 million working days were lost due to work-related stress, anxiety or depression in 2016/17...
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Four lessons around NHS absenteeism that are relevant to all businesses

22 November 2018

The NHS has been battling with the highest rates of absence of all business and organisational sectors for years. In 2017, the public health sector sickness absence rate was recorded as 3.3 per cent b...
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What motivates gig economy workers?

16 November 2018

HR is all about looking after the people in an organisation – and it’s tricky to do that if you don’t understand what makes them tick. By taking time to consider the motivation of different people in...
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Why flexible working is important for employees

12 November 2018

Flexible working is a popular concept. Powwownow, for example, found that three quarters of UK employees feel that the option of working flexibly would make a job more attractive. But do businesses do...
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The Absenteeism Report 2018: Free Download

05 November 2018

Absenteeism is said to cost the UK economy £18 billion a year. That fact alone requires it to be taken seriously. Yet, there’s a lot to get your head around. After all, this is a broad umbrella term t...
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AdviserPlus acquires HR transformation specialist Succeed and invests in HR software platform Elementsuite

23 October 2018

Limerston Capital-backed HR services group AdviserPlus, has today announced the acquisition of Succeed Consultancy and an investment in Elementsuite. The new deal will build on Limerston Capital’s str...
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