Staff Holiday entitlement – Coronavirus Outbreak

With the nation now effectively locked down and many businesses being forced to close their doors they are finding themselves having to find answers to seemingly never ending questions in an incredibly fast moving, and unprecedented situation. I’m sure many of us could do with a holiday right about now, and there may have been […]

Permatek Update – CORONAVIRUS COVID-19

Here at Permatek we are taking the spread of Coronavirus incredibly seriously, and are keeping up to date with all latest developments and guidance. We thought we would take the opportunity to keep you up to date with how we are reacting to the situation. The health and wellbeing of all our customers, end users […]

What is the Bradford Factor?

What is the Bradford Factor? The Bradford Factor is a simple mathematical equation which allows businesses to calculate an absence score per employee. By applying a relative weighting to unplanned absences the Bradford Factor supports the principal that Shorter term, frequent absence has a much greater negative impact on a business compared to single instances […]

What? National Sickie Day! Really?

Yes Really! There are national days and weeks for all sorts of things these days. Its probably harder to find something that there isn’t a national day for. We’ve got National Pie Week, National Bring your Dog to Work Day, National Christmas Jumper Day and so on. Today, Monday 6th February 2017, is the turn […]