Is it time to take your HR processes online? In a recent survey of adults in full-time employment, we found that amazingly 70% of employees are still either asking for their holiday verbally, or through email requests and paper-forms. That’s despite the fact the majority said they were comfortable with most of their HR-related information […]
There has never been a better time to be in HR. The vital role that good people management plays in business success now clearly acknowledged. As an HR practitioner, you form the vital link between the aspirations of the company and those of its employees. You help find, engage, develop, direct and retain the people […]
Plenty of food for thought in a recent Cezanne HR survey, which shows that as many as one in four employees have ‘pulled a sickie’ in the last two years. Nearly half of the 500 workers questioned for the research said they had considered faking illness in order to get time off work – with […]
One-third of people would consider moving to a lower paying job in order to gain the flexibility to work from home. That’s according to the results of our latest HR industry survey. The survey which questioned people living in Europe found that significant volumes of respondents were willing to sacrifice salary for more freedom to […]
£29 billion is the annual cost of sickness absence to UK businesses according to a recent study by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
At a time when organisations are under more pressure than ever to control costs, it is vital they find the right solution for minimising employee absence. Many forward thinking companies are looking at ways to improve employees’ health, morale and motivation, whilst also tackling the issues of sickness absence and unauthorised leave.