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Bradford Factor Guides

The following guides, articles and resource provide a holistic suite of tools for the effective implementation of a successful absence management program.

An introduction to the Bradford Formula

This article provides an introduction to the Bradford formula. The Bradford Formula evokes mixed emotions, dependant on who you talk to. The tool itself is a simple calculation (S2 x D = B) that increases the weighting of an absence period as more absences occur.

Absence Management Strategy and the Bradford Factor

This article provides an introduction to the Bradford factor, explores the relative merits of the Bradford factor as an absence management tool and provides guidance on the development of an absence management strategy and the considerations therein.

Staff Absence Management and the Bradford Factor

This article provides an introduction to the Bradford factor, explores the relative merits of the Bradford factor as an absence management tool and provides guidance on the development of an absence management strategy and the considerations therein.

UK Legislation: Doctors Notes for Absent Staff and the impact on the Bradford Factor

This article provides an introduction to Doctors Notes. Did you know that a fit note is applicable if a person is absent from work due to sickness for more than 7 days. Prior to this, a person can self-certify? Discover how Doctors notes affect the Bradford Factor

UK Legislation: Understanding Self-Certification

If a person is off sick for more than 7 days, they must produce a 'fit note' from their Doctor. What happens if an employee is off for 7 days or less? This guide explains the Self-Certification process and employee / employer workplace expectation

UK Legislation: Understanding Statutory Sick Pay

Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) is paid by employers to eligible employees who have been absent from work through illness for a minimum of 4 consecutive days, including nonworking days. This SSP guide helps you to understand SSP legislation and requirements and practical application in the workplace

Managing the Return to Work - Preperation

As with all management activity, good preparation will underpin a successful Return to Work Interview. This article discusses best practive for RTW.

Absence Management Forms and Supporting Documents

Free to use Absence Management Forms and Supporting Documents. Absence Management Forms can be viewed online or downloaded in pdf format for print and local use.

An introduction to Analysing Staff Information

Setting up and maintaining a business is can be quite daunting. People frequently put their heart and soul into making it a success, not to mention the financial outlay in the early stages. In this article we explore and discuss the benefits of Analysing Staff Information.

Understanding Stress in the Workplace

The UK work environment (industrial, commerce, professional services, etc) bleeds out millions of pounds each year, due to lost work hours as a result of periods of sick absences. A large percentage (39%) is due to work-related stress, depression or anxiety.

Reducing the Risk of Stress in the Workplace

The HSE recently published 'Stress-related and Psychological Disorders in Great Britain 2014'. 39% of the total work-related illnesses, were due to work-related stress, depression or anxiety. That is a staggering 11.3 million days during 2013/14.