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Monday, October 26, 2015

‘Presenteeism’ causes employees to work while ill

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Nearly a third of employers have reported an increase in people coming to work while they are ill, according to the annual CIPD/Simplyhealth Absence Management Survey. The survey of nearly 600 employers finds that 31% of employers have seen an increase in so-called presenteeism in the last 12 months. It also shows that presenteeism is […]

7 Tips for improving the PA/boss relationship

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A recent Kronos survey revealed that 69% of employees believe their managers set a good example in the way they behave and 92% of those employees also believe their managers adhere to those values on a regular basis. Joyce Maroney, senior director for Kronos, a Mass.-based workforce management software and services company, says, the boss-employee […]

Employers feeling the effect of lost productivity

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New research from GRiD shows a quarter of employers are feeling the effects of lost productivity and popular initiatives to combat this are flexible working (promoted by a third of employers), new equipment and health & wellbeing promotion.   Output per hour for the UK is 20 percentage points below the average for the rest […]

Less than a month to go until the next PA Life Training Day

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Our fourth Training Day is bigger and even better than before, with more sessions, more speakers, more experts, more choice and more learning opportunities. With less than a month to go, time is running out to sign up for what promises to be a great day out of the office for PAs of all levels. […]