Absence Management

Yesterday marked National Sickie Day, and Cluer HR, led by Owner and Director Kirsten Cluer, was featured on GB News, providing valuable insights into why a significant number of Brits call in sick on the first Monday of February. Here’s a summary of the discussion. Post-Christmas Blues: The...

Download your FREE PDF version of this guide here, or read it below. The business owner's guide to absence management How to manage and reduce absence in your business Within this guide, we’ll discuss: Why managing and reducing absence is important How you can track absence How you...

Have you ever felt frustrated when an employee takes a sick day and then appears on social media enjoying themselves at a concert, pub, or day trip? Abusing sick days can be infuriating, leaving you wondering why they didn't request annual leave instead. Does this...

It’s the day that employees are statistically most likely to call in sick. While one day in a year probably won’t be a big cause for concern for you, when absence rates get high in your business it’s time to act. But what can you do if...

Interestingly, when you type ‘staff absence’ into a search engine, all content points towards ‘sickness’.  An estimated 149.3 million working days were lost because of sickness or injury in the UK in 2021, equivalent to 4.6 days per worker (Office for National Statistics). Whilst the majority...

Statistics show that many employees are most likely to pull their first sickie of the year within February. This years National Sickie Day (2021) is on the 1st February. Employers need to be aware of this day and focus their attention on how to prevent...

We're pleased to feature this blog from Rehab Clinics Group all about alcoholism in the workplace by John Gillen. If this raises any concerns, please get in touch with the Cluer HR team here.  You may have suspicions that your workplace has some potential alcohol problems. This may be because...

Staff sickness is unavoidable however, it can be costly to your business. As an employer it's beneficial to understand why your absence rate is high, and how to improve managing staff absence and sickness. Generating happy, motivated employees is the main goal and one which...