As the new year begins, we all make resolutions to change. From exercising more to eating and drinking less, our goals are often wellbeing based.read more
“Please don’t confuse your Google search with my medical degree”. The dangers of Googling medical advice
In the digital age we all rely a little too much on Google. The search engine giant now processes over 40,000 queries per second - a staggering 3.5 billion searches every day worldwide.
When we reach for Google, we’re looking for the answer, and one of the biggest questions we often ask relates to our health.read more
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.read more
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.read more
Fit notes are supposed to help employees return to work faster. But the current system means employers and GPs are struggling to use them effectively. Read our guide on the FirstCare analysis of the fit note process.read more
25th April to 1st May is Allergy Awareness Week, which is an excellent time to look at the effects of allergy-related absence in the workplace.read more
This content has now been updated. Please click here for our New 2019 Sick Pay Guide for Employers.
Are you confused about the obligations you have to your employees when it comes to time off for sickness? Is absence a problem for your organisation? Are you concerned that sick pay excesses are affecting your overall profitability?read more
The Government’s national Fit for Work scheme was unveiled earlier this year in a bid to tackle long-term sickness absence in the workplace across England, Scotland and Wales.read more