Tag: Absence

Three Days Absence Due to Deliveries

A study has revealed that the vast majority of British homeowners have booked time off work in the past twelve months in order to be at home for a delivery, with fridge-freezers, washing machines and sofas emerging as the items that Britons are most likely to book the annual leave for.

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Poppy Jaman: Why employers should consider investing in mental health

Mental ill health in the workplace is a growing issue with one in six working age adults experiencing depression, anxiety or stress-related issues at any one time. With World Mental Health Day on 10th October, Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England is calling on employers to find out how they can support the mental wellbeing of their staff.

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Dr Yousef Habbab: Calling HR! Better wellness for better business health

Workplace wellbeing is a concept which has come of age. Twenty years ago, it scarcely registered on the boardroom agenda but today, spurred on by the recession and relentless pressure of globalisation, interest in the subject has mushroomed. But what is workplace wellbeing and why should HR professionals be sitting up and taking notice?

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Are businesses ready to be open about stress in the workplace?

You already know that the biggest causes of absence from work are stress related, but did you know this costs the UK economy a whopping £7 billion per year? Aside from the cost, stress is a tricky area to manage, often occurring with little warning and no instant remedy. Over recent years individuals have become more open about personal struggles with mental health, but are businesses ready to do the same?

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