Why SaaS absence management is the best choice for smaller companies

Engage SaaS (Service as a Software) lets companies accurately manage and track their absence data. Even SMEs with fewer than 250 employees benefit from using Engage and can reduce related costs and risk by recording full absence data. Did you know that reducing absence by even a fraction of a percent can save you hundreds […]

Stop overpayments of sick pay

More often than you maybe realise, communication breaks down somewhere along the line between reporting an absence and updating sick pay records. Many companies rely on cumbersome, manual processes to notify payroll about which absences are paid and which are not.

Automate your absence policy

Many HR teams spend a lot of time putting together a comprehensive absence policy. Sadly, their efforts are watered-down if managers don’t know or understand the policy, or if they forget to check what absences meet the trigger criteria. However, some absence triggers are so complex that you definitely need a computer to check who […]

Creating absence management tasks manually

Engage is normally configured to alert managers to events that trip company triggers. Often, these events should result in a review meeting, welfare call or potentially a referral to Occupational Health. These tasks are then logged in Engage to keep a complete record and receive reminders for anything that is still outstanding. As an additional […]

When do you expect to return to work?

A key part of capturing full absence data is knowing when the employee thinks they might be able to return to work. Engage absence registration forms have always had a date input field for the estimated return. However, a lot of absentees struggle to provide an estimated date because their situation can be very changeable […]

Should I choose Admin-led or Nurse-led Day-1 Absence Reporting?

Absence is a management issue, not a medical one. That is why similar organisations with similar work profiles can have very different absence levels. The difference is not that the employees in one company are more ill. The difference is that one company is managing absence better than the other one. Any absence is a […]

New interactive absence dashboard

Engage absence management portal has a new interactive dashboard. The absence dashboard continues to give you a snapshot of absence over the last 30 days, as before, but now you’ll have access to a whole lot more information at a glance. Here¬†we introduce the new charts and interactions.

How to: Implement Absence Management?

One thing Honeydew knows how to do well is implement Absence Management effectively. However we also know that it can be tricky for companies to implement a new and better way of dealing with staff absenteeism. We are here to make it simple for you to encourage as many of your team to embrace an […]

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 […]

How good is your data?

As with any business strategy, good data is the key to success and absence management is no different. As we like to say around here: “good absence management starts with good data.” How good is your data, really?