Steve Carter

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5 reasons employers need to get closer to their staff

Practicing social distancing at work is a wise precaution for all of us. However, the pandemic has highlighted a more fundamental need to be closer. Steve Carter explains why leadership teams in large organisations need more engagement with their employees.

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Gastro absence down on last summer – despite Norovirus

The summer of 2018 saw the Norovirus bug sweep through the UK, but live data, taken from our reported absences across more than 185,000 employees in the UK, demonstrates that gastro-related illness is actually down on 2017.

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UK workforce not rocked by World Cup knock-out


Despite predictions that the UK economy would grind to a halt the day after England’s World Cup exit at the hands (or feet) of Croatia, data collected by absence management specialists, FirstCare, tell a completely different story.

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