Can you contact employees when they’re off sick?

It’s a busy morning in the office, thrown into chaos because the printer won’t work. There’s only one person to fix it. Dave the IT guy is the man who understands - but he’s been off sick. Nightmare. What can you do?…

How To Manage Annual Leave And Sick Leave Overlap

Getting sick during annual leave is the last thing anyone wants, but it happens. As a manager, knowing ahead of time how to deal with this type of leave overlap, including what the law says, will make managing it a piece of cake.…

The Small Business Guide to Change Management

What can you do to ensure your business' growth and survival as you face the challenges of an ever-changing market?…

How to apply the 'marginal gains' approach to life and business

When it comes to applying marginal gains, remember that small improvements = big results.…

How to handle employees off with work-related stress

Knowing how to handle employees who are off with work-related stress means you can make their lives easier when they’re going through a tough time, and might help them back to work sooner, too. It’s a win-win situation.…

Digital transformation is about people, not technology

If your office is undergoing something of a tech revolution, it's important to look after your company's most important asset during the transition: your people…

Avoiding 'boreout' - how to make boredom work in your favour

Too much rest can turn into boredom. And too much of that can cause boreout. So how do you know when you’re resting appropriately and not putting yourself at risk of boreout?…

Can employees work while on sick leave?

Part of the challenge of handling sick leave is in knowing what to do if someone continues to work while signed off. Legally, there’s nothing stopping them, but the law is only one small part of the story.…