James Arquette

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How to support your employees on Blue Monday

Monday 15th January marks “Blue Monday” - the name given to the day that is claimed to be the most depressing of the year. 

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Practical tips on how to resolve the analysis black hole

If managing absence is part of your role, you’ll be all too familiar with the top three reasons for its occurrence:

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The only absence management service that can save employees’ lives

  • Trained nurses are on call 24/7.
  • “Code Red” is an urgent call.
  • Red Flags are identified during a triage assessment and signals health concern.
  • Other advice reduces absence levels.
  • Speedier returns to work.
  • Staff morale gains boost.


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Car Share joke is not funny for employers

Kayleigh has had enough of work and fancies “throwing a sickie”. That’s the scenario that had hilarious consequences in last night’s episode of “Peter Kay's Car Share” on BBC 1.

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Building better productivity – Absence in the construction industry

  • Absence is responsible for huge losses to workforce efficiency.
  • Many construction businesses aren’t aware of the extent of the problem.

Despite recent boosts – thanks to large infrastructure projects and new transport links – productivity is a serious issue for the construction sector.

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How to ensure your employees have a smooth transition back to work

President Obama has pledged to work with Donald Trump’s team to help them adapt to life in the White House, fast. And when your employees return to work after a period of short or long term absence, you have a responsibility to make the path as smooth as possible for them.

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Why you need to find the budget for absence management

  • Improving patient care
  • Exceeding targets to bolster your profit margins
  • Optimising services provided to residents or members of the public
  • Securing your reputation as the leading expert in your field
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Why you need more than a call-in Automated Voice Response (AVR)

While Automated Voice Response (AVR) systems may be a tried and trusted tool, commonplace in many organisations, there’s no denying the fact that they have significant limitations.

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How to ensure your trust is compliant with NHS sickness absence guidelines

Are you focused on delivering high quality care for your patients? Then you need to take steps to ensure that your employees are well and at work by upholding best practice when it comes to NHS absence guidelines.

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Is late intervention costing you money?

Long-term sickness absence is a growing problem in the UK. It cost UK businesses £3.13 billion in 2012 and, as the make-up of the workforce changes and the number of older workers increases, is set to reach £4.81 billion by 2030 – a 15% increase.

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