September 8, 2017

How the Bradford Factor system works – Managing Absence

  The Bradford Factor system is a way of measuring levels of sickness absence within organisations. An employee’s score is calculated by taking the number of […]
July 28, 2017
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Notice entitlement and long-term sick leave

Employers terminating an employee’s contract of employment who is on long-term sick leave, have exhausted all statutory and employer sick pay and have no prospect of […]
April 7, 2017
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How to dismiss employees on long-term sick leave

Dealing with employees, or unfortunately dismissing employees, who are on long-term sick leave can be a challenge for a lot of employers. Although the underlying reasons […]
December 16, 2016
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Hiring an HR Consultant – 4 good reasons

I’m a Start-up…. Why would I use an HR Consultant? There’s a point when the new business owner is enjoying a steady stream of customer orders, […]
November 9, 2016
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How to reduce stress at work

  As November 2nd, 2016, was National Stress Awareness Day! To show our support at Up&Up HR we have put together a list of top tips […]
July 25, 2016
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How to be kind in HR

  Being Kind in HR Management In HR we are not generally known for our kindness.  The work we carry out is usually along a negative […]
October 28, 2015

Measuring absence, as fairly as possible

Absence from work. It can be a nightmare for companies small and large, who depend on their workforce to get the job done. When it comes […]