Produced in partnership with Simplyhealth, this annual survey report sets out the findings of the CIPD’s fifteenth national survey of absence management trends, policy and practice. The survey provides useful benchmarking data for organisations on absence levels and the cost and causes of absence as well as a focus on employee well-being.
"More than one in three employers report that absence levels have increased
because their staff are struggling to cope with their caring responsibilities outside of
work. However, just one in six organisations have policies in place to
help achieve a better balance between their home and working lives."
Unilever case study: Mind, body and heart
'Unilever’s purpose – to make sustainable living commonplace –
applies as much to its people as the wider world.
Employee well-being is a key part of delivering on this purpose and being a responsible employer.'
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Managing and supporting mental health at work:
disclosure tools for managers
Guidance jointly developed by Mind and the CIPD. Contains information, practical advice and templates to help managers facilitate conversations about stress and mental health problems and put in place support so employees can stay well and in work – meaning they perform at their best for the business while the employer retains talent and expertise.
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