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As a small business owner it is not unusual to dread summer holidays; this is the most popular time of the year for employees to request leave and these leave requests and employee absences from the office can make it hard to manage the business. In this blog post we have put together some ways

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Here at KJHR Consulting we work with lots of companies to help them support health and wellbeing in their workplaces. This may be through looking at what they currently do and how we can improve it, or helping business owners introduce health and wellbeing programs into the workplace. Research shows that just 8% of organisations

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You may have situations over Christmas and the coming Winter months where employees cannot make it into work as planned, how do you deal with these unplanned absences and are you ready for them in advance. The unplanned absences might be due to bad weather or due to strike action that has impacted their journey and

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There is no denying that winter is upon us, the mornings are darker, the evenings are darker and we all feel darker. As the colder months begin there will also be some extra challenges in the workplace and not just winter illnesses and bugs that whizz round the office. The darker months will often increase

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Apart from ‘Can I have a pay rise?’ the other worst thing you don’t want to hear from your employees is ‘Aaaaaaaa-chooooooo’ followed by sniffles and coughing. This is the sign that the flu bug is about to hit your office and wipe out your staff. Sickness and flu among your staff members can be

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Reasonable is a word that is often used in employment law and then very much left up to the business to try and work out what it means to them. It very often comes under scrutiny in Employment Tribunals with long term absence cases that then lead to dismissal and the question asked is, has

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