This is where GoodShape’s Absence Management Software comes in to help reduce those losses.

GoodShape creates a simpler way for employees to report an absence from work via the app, but it also enables them to engage with a clinical team for support, helping them to return to work sooner.

Alongside the wide range of benefits for employees, GoodShape also helps employers to better understand and support the health and wellbeing needs of their workforce.

Request a free demo of GoodShape’s Absence Management Software to understand how we can help your business to reduce absenteeism.

“We would recommend GoodShape to other organisations who want to streamline processes and reduce absence.”

HR Business Partner
Heathrow Express

“... when we are alerted to
high levels of absence, such as musculoskeletal problems in the factory, we can proactively address them because we now have clear trigger levels in place.”

HR Director
Philips

“Across 11,800 staff, GoodShape helped to recoup 33,040 working days within 12 months - or the equivalent of returning 144 full-time staff to work.”

HR Director
NHS Trust

“We estimate that we’ve saved £152,000 in terms of increased productivity and efficiency savings. This means that the absence service has provided a great return on investment, and having more employees available to work gives us a far greater opportunity to deliver a good service for our customers.”

Head of HR
Ealing Council

What is absence management?

 

Absence management is the process of monitoring and controlling unplanned employee absences from work. It involves tracking various forms of leave, including medical and non-medical absences. Effective absence management ensures that organisations can maintain adequate staffing levels and manage costs associated with absenteeism.

Absence management encompasses the strategies, policies and tools employed by organisations to effectively track, analyse and manage employee absences. It involves implementing systems and processes to record absences, monitor trends, enforce policies and support employees' return to work. For many organisations, this process lacks structure and does not have employee wellbeing as its core focus, resulting in longer or more frequent absences.

Reducing absences by supporting employee wellbeing

GoodShape helps you to get to the root of your employees absenteeism, which allows you to better support their personal needs. By asking the right questions, analysing absence data and offering health and wellbeing services, GoodShape makes the process of caring for your employees simple and effective.

Absence management, the GoodShape way

GoodShape isn't just a data-entry absence management platform; it's a holistic approach to tackling the root cause of absences and empowering your workforce to improve their overall health and wellbeing.
Absence Management Tools

Absence management tools

  Intuitive software platform for efficient absence management.


  Instant absence alerts enable faster and more informed workforce planning.


  Task prompts streamline processes and promote compliance with policies.


  Customisable triggers align with your organisation's specific employment policies.

Data analytics

  Real-time insight into employee wellbeing issues.


 Trend spotting and forecasting capabilities at both individual and organisational levels.


 Data-driven decisions facilitated with evidence to support targeted wellbeing interventions.


 Demonstrable proof of the impact your interventions have on employee wellbeing.

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Data Analytics

Data analytics

  Real-time insight into employee wellbeing issues.


 Trend spotting and forecasting capabilities at both individual and organisational levels.


 Data-driven decisions facilitated with evidence to support targeted wellbeing interventions.


 Demonstrable proof of the impact your interventions have on employee wellbeing.

Clinical Support

Clinical support

  Access to professional medical support 24/7, providing trusted assistance.


 Confidential and convenient processes ensure consistent care for employees.


 Early intervention leads to faster referrals, quicker recovery and even lives saved.


A valued benefit that aids in attracting and retaining top talent.

User- friendly app

 Report, update and close absences 24/7 and view personal absence statistics.


 Follow daily care plans designed for you by our clinical team and receive real-time support from our wellbeing assistant.


 Access a library of wellbeing advice covering physical and mental health and browse a wellbeing service directory.


 Manage and configure your GoodShape profile, connect your other fitness apps and take control of your health and wellbeing.

User-friendly App
User-friendly App

User- friendly app

 Report, update and close absences 24/7 and view personal absence statistics.


 Follow daily care plans designed for you by our clinical team and receive real-time support from our wellbeing assistant.


 Access a library of wellbeing advice covering physical and mental health and browse a wellbeing service directory.


 Manage and configure your GoodShape profile, connect your other fitness apps and take control of your health and wellbeing.

The advantages of using GoodShape’s absence management software

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Enhanced productivity.

Absence management software streamlines the process of tracking and managing employee sickness, reducing the administrative burden on HR staff and managers.

Automated workflows and notifications ensure that absence requests are handled promptly, enabling faster decision-making and minimising disruptions to workflow continuity.

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Cost control.

By providing real-time insights into sickness-related absences, absence management software helps organisations identify trends, patterns and potential cost drivers.

This data enables informed decision-making regarding resource allocation, staffing levels and the implementation of preventive measures to minimise the financial impact of sickness-related absenteeism.

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Mitigating health risks.

Allowing medically unfit employees to work can pose significant health and safety risks for both the affected individual and their colleagues. Absence management software helps organisations identify and manage sickness-related absences effectively, ensuring that only medically fit employees are present in the workplace.

This proactive approach reduces the risk of illness transmission and workplace accidents, promoting a safer and healthier work environment for all.

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Data insights.

Absence management software provides valuable data insights into sickness-related absences, enabling organisations to identify underlying causes, common trends and areas for improvement.

By analysing this data, organisations can implement targeted interventions to address root causes of sickness, such as workplace stress or inadequate health resources.

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Compliance assurance.

Absence management software helps organisations enforce compliance by automating absence tracking, applying policy rules consistently and generating audit trails for accountability purposes.

This reduces the risk of non-compliance penalties and reputational damage associated with sickness-related absenteeism.

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Employee acquisition and retention.

Supporting employee wellbeing is key to fostering a healthy and engaged workforce. Absence management software enables organisations to provide timely support and resources to employees experiencing sickness, such as access to healthcare services, counselling or flexible work arrangements.

By demonstrating a commitment to employee wellbeing, organisations can enhance morale, loyalty, and retention rates.

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