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How should you manage somebody within your workplace if they have a terrible work ethic?

By Employee Engagement, Employee Management, Management, Motivation, Natural HR

The elevator-pitch description of ethics in the workplace can refer to the way employees govern themselves and their work attitude, but it can also refer to the morality or lack thereof surrounding a workplace and can broadly be encompassed within the workplace culture of your business. Even in 2020, it doesn’t matter whether you work from home or commute to work every day or employ a hybrid working model; a positive work ethic is required to build a successful career for your staff as well as producing a positive workplace culture within your business For HR teams, dealing with poor…

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Your complete guide on how to calculate the absence rate of your staff

By Absence Management, Analytics, HR News

For HR teams, calculating your team’s absence rates can be an effective tool to help manage your workforce, identify any potential issues and ensure that you can easily manage your team. In this article, we will look at one of the most popular methods to calculate the absence rate, the Bradford factor, so that you can implement it in your workplace. How to calculate sickness absence percentages To measure the amount of time lost to sickness, absence or absenteeism within your business, you can use the Bradford Factor formula. The Bradford Factor, which you can learn more about here, uses…

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Suicide Prevention Day 2021: 4 ways to talk to staff about suicide

By Employee Management, Health, Health and Safety, Health and Wellbeing

2021 has been another challenging year for everybody, with COVID-19 introducing more non-work-related stress than ever and the continued impacts of the pandemic, from managing personal finances to your health, have compounded the effects of the pressure for everyone. The ONS found that in 2021: 1 in 5 (21%) adults experienced some form of depression in Q1 2021, a 19% increase since November 2020. 4 in 10 (43%) women aged 16 to 29 experience depressive symptoms, compared with around 2 in 10 (26%) of men of the same age. But suicide remains a very concerning issue and something that everyone…

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How can HR software impact your organisational culture?

By Employee Management, HR Software, Human Resources, Natural HR, Performance Management

The HR team within a company will likely be the first and last team you interact with when joining a company. At the same time, they’ll also be the team that manages your team’s daily affairs, from ensuring they’re paid on time to monitoring performance. If you ask your companies leadership what elements of the business will have the most significant impact on the team, you’ll be hard-pressed to validate a better answer than the workplace culture. But as we will discover, much like Rome, your company’s culture will not be built overnight and will need to have time, resources,…

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