Britain’s Healthiest Workplace has found that employees with flexible hours and the ability to work from home report lower absences and greater job satisfaction. They also consider themselves to be in better physical and mental health. Simply put, inflexible hours affect employee wellbeing. Employees based in the office or facing long commutes are less productive, and in poorer health. Continue reading
Until it happens, it can be hard to envisage the worst-case scenario cost of absence. These two examples show how costly one single unlucky absence incident can be. Absence can really put a spanner in the works, especially for a smaller business, if not managed properly.