Annual leave law update

Well it is that time of the year again, holiday season. As usual, employment law and regulations keep changing and it seems that this space is becoming more and more confusing rather than simpler. All you have to do is take one look at the legislation on shared parental leave to know what we’re talking […]

Keep fit at work

The usual 9-5 desk job doesn’t normally give much opportunity for being active and feeling fit, this we all know too well. Sadly, with working hours and stress ever on the rise it’s only getting harder to find the time to get more than your mind working.

Email Productivity Boosting Tips

Simplify & Focus – How to Manage Information I just read an article from earlier this year in Fortune magazine, “3 tips to boost email productivity“, which had some very simple and very useful tips on increasing email productivity. The tips were good at the corporate level because it could help teams and individuals cut […]

CIPD HR Software Show 2015

Kensington Olympia in London sees the annual CIPD HR Software Show opening next week. At the show, on the 17th and 18th of June, Honeydew Health and Absencehub.com will be showcasing Engage, our class leading absence and holiday management Software as a Service (SaaS).

Roundup of new features

A lot has happened behind the scenes in the Engage workshop in 2015 and it is high time to boast a little about some of the new  features and enhancements that we have added this year. Read on to make sure you make the most of all the tools that are at your finger tips!

HR Software Show 2015 – Where will tech take us?

HR Software Show 2015 is taking place soon on 17-18 June in London. The exhibition showcases newcomers as well as household names in HR tech. If you are on the market for upgrading your systems, the event gives you a great chance to browse your options. It’s also a great place to see what is new in the […]

How to: Prevent & ease musculoskeletal disorders in the work place

Focusing on getting the ergonomics right in the office, this simple 3 step plan will help you understand and prevent the causes of Musculoskeletal Disorders. What causes Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)? Musculoskeletal disorders are caused by the effects of stress placed on your joints, muscles, nerves, tendons, ligaments, cartilage and spinal disks.

Using absence management software is becoming the norm

According to a recent study by the Brandon Hall Group regarding Human Capital Management (HCM) technology trends, 36% of companies are currently using bespoke absence management software. The rest of the respondents to the study either had a system automated as part of a suite or ERP solution, outsourced the work or did it manually (only […]

Shared parental leave is a win-win

In the UK, new rules about shared parental leave were introduced in April 2015 to encourage – or allow – dads to spend more time with their children. The Economist wrote last week that “giving new mothers a reasonable amount of time off work—the ILO recommends at least 14 weeks—increases women’s participation in the labour […]