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.read more
Updated July 2019
Is absence a costly problem for your organisation? Confused about your obligations as an employer when it comes to sick pay? Want to know how much you need to pay and for how long?
Find everything you need to know, including the latest information about employer obligations and employee rights in our new 2019 SSP Guide. Whether you’re an employer in the public or private...read more
Flexible working is on the increase – but not in every workplace. A recent survey by the charity Working Families revealed that some employers are failing to meet statutory requirements. Over a third of employees say that they cannot access flexible working - despite having a legal right to request it.read more
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.read more
Relationships play a huge part in our working lives. In terms of absence, both the good and the bad can create ugly situations that can have a lasting impact.read more
Up to 300,000 people with long-term mental health problems have to leave their jobs each year, according to a new Government report.read more