• With the topic of sick leave in the Canadian news this week due to the Government’s moves to repeal laws moving for a public service sick leave system without union negotiations, we are looking at the subject of doctor’s notes, illness, and absenteeism in greater detail in this Mitrefinch blog.

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  • Following on from our popular, recently published blog post titled, 56 days, in which we highlighted recent studies showing that 56 days is the length of time it takes for employee motivation and productivity to drop after a holiday, this Mitrefinch blog provides some helpful tips and tricks for boosting energy and productivity (and perhaps extending those 56 days!).

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  • Eight weeks. Fifty six days. New research finds that is the amount of time it takes for employee motivation and productivity to drop after a holiday.

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  • In celebrating Australia Day, we came across some amazing pictures that were taken in the past year and shared around the world courtesy of Tourism Australia.

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  • The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index recently published new data giving insights into how much employee absenteeism is costing various sectors in terms of productivity. Take a look at the below table to find out how much absenteeism is costing your business sector:

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