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It’s Never Been More Important to have Flexible and Efficient Systems to Manage Workplace Absences

5 January 2022 2 min read

Contingency plan

The Government announcement on 1st Jan, warned businesses to develop “robust contingency plans” for up to a quarter of staff to be absent from work in early 2022. Edays has fully customised ‘reasons for absence’ so you can see, at-a-glance, who’s isolating and sick, and who’s isolating whilst still working remotely.

You are always aware of the number of staff that need understanding and support as they are sick, whilst also appreciating what skills the business is lacking – and for how long. Flexible systems like Edays matter when you need to appreciate the nuances of why someone is absent from work, and Edays allows you to create your own ‘reasons for absence’.

Edays capture the reason for the absence and the information around it so you can understand exactly when the member of the team can re-join the workforce. This allows staff to return to work healthy and supported feeling like a valued member of the team. The contingency plans your business creates with Edays allows you to stay in control, even in uncertain times, by enabling: –

  • Managers to focus on supporting humans in need, not admin
  • Everyone to make informed, respectful, and fast decisions from real-time staff availability
  • Staff are encouraged into better wellbeing practices – wherever they happen to be working from

There’s little need to check the constantly changing Government guidelines if you always know who’s off work and why. To speak to one of our team to learn more, click here

Harry Customer Success Manager at edays
January 5, 2022

Harry is Head of Customer Success here at edays, helping organisations to get the very best out of their edays system. His experience in SaaS and HR brings valuable insight into how organisations can better manage their people, processes and productivity.