Category: Advice

When might the Bradford factor not work?

The Bradford factor is everywhere in HR systems. It may even be in your company absenceAn absence is any time taken off from work by an employee. It is typical to split absences into two broad categories; Authorised and Unauthorised. Aut… More management processes and appraisals. It is a well-known concept that has been developed […]

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Accurate Records

5 Benefits of tracking employee absences

Recording employee absences has many benefits. Below are 5 benefits that we think stand out. No 1: Allow managers to detect attendance issues Accurate records of employees absences can allow managers to detect issues early on. Such issues include absenteeismIf an employee is regularly absent from work it is known as absenteeism. This normally refers […]

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How do you calculate the Bradford Factor?

What is the Bradford Factor? The Bradford factor is a simple formula which can be used to rate how much of an impact the absenceAn absence is any time taken off from work by an employee. It is typical to split absences into two broad categories; Authorised and Unauthorised. Aut… More of an employee has […]

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Single Employee Absences Overview

How to manage recurring absence due to sickness

Most managers and HR teams deal with sickness based absenceAn absence is any time taken off from work by an employee. It is typical to split absences into two broad categories; Authorised and Unauthorised. Aut… More on a regular basis. Recurring sickness absenceAn absence is any time taken off from work by an employee. It […]

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Some ins and outs of sick leave

Fight as you might, everyone gets sick and will need to take sick leave. This has impacts on workloads and pay, so what do you need to know? First of all, employees can self-certificate for up to 7 consecutive days, after that length of time they should have evidence from a doctor that they were/are […]

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6 Steps to absence management in the workplace

Step 1: Have a clear policy in place Your company policy on absenceAn absence is any time taken off from work by an employee. It is typical to split absences into two broad categories; Authorised and Unauthorised. Aut… More management should be very clear to understand for all your employees. It needs to include: Details […]

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