Appeal for information after mid morning break-in in Castlefinn

first_imgNews Appeal for information after mid morning break-in in Castlefinn Previous articleDonegal family successfully challenge for extra resource hours for their childNext articleHarps beat Waterford News Highland Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th A woman is appealing for information after her mother’s house was broken into this morning while they were at a school event in Castlefinn.Julie says the front door of the house at Rawes Lower on the Castlederg Road was forced open, and attempts had also been made to open the back door.We also understand at least one other house was broken into on the Raphoe Road outside Castlefinn this morning, possibly by the same people, but that hasn’t been confirmed by gardai.Julie has been outlining what happened this morning, and is urging anyone with information to contact gardai……….Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Facebookcenter_img 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Pinterest By News Highland – June 27, 2014 WhatsApp Google+ Facebook WhatsApp Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Twitter Google+last_img read more

HBOS Retail looks to HR to tackle absence cases

first_img Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos. TheHR department at Halifax Bank of Scotland (HBOS) Retail has shown that in morethan two-thirds of absence cases, doctors need not be involved.Afterreappraising the root problems of absence, HBOS Retail found that in 70 percent of cases, absence was due to non-medical problems and could be tackled byHR.Lastmonth, research by Personnel Today and Doctor magazine found that 80 per centof doctors do not want to write sicknotes, while 77 per cent admit to issuingsicknotes too easily.Undera new ‘management by cause’ approach, HBOS Retail now recommends that staff goto HR first, rather than their GP, to see if it can resolve the underlyingcauses of their problems.Thecompany measured ab-sence in 15 designated project areas, containing 6,000workers, against non-project areas, and found a 35 per cent drop inabsenteeism, as well as annual savings of £800,000 and 21,000 days inproductivity.Toprepare HR staff, HBOS Retail gave training on the wider issues of absence andoffered best practice models, and put this in context with HR’s role insupporting managers.MaryMcFadzean, organisational health manager, Retail HR at HBOS, said employersoften feel their hands are tied because absence is related to health issues,when a large majority is actually linked to the organisational culture.”HRneeds to be brave enough to dig beneath the surface and find out what’s reallywrong,” she said. “For example, stress is a symptom of a problem, notthe problem itself.”McFadzeannow hopes the project will be rolled out to all 60,000 employees at HBOS.ByMichael Millar HBOS Retail looks to HR to tackle absence casesOn 11 Nov 2003 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Articlelast_img read more