If you are still using staff holiday planning spreadsheets they cost more than you think.
HR Managers will tell you about endless interruptions, leave clashes and holiday disputes. Line Managers will feedback that HR doesn’t get back to them quickly enough or that they don’t have enough visibility of information to make a decision or know when other staff are off.
Activ Absence provides everything in one place and the online leave planner tackles all these frustrations – and saves the business time and money. Keep reading to learn more, or book at online demo to see the software in action.
Striking the balance between absenteeism and presenteeism is vital to improving staff productivity. Absence recording tools such as payroll can help, but tailor-made absence management software gives you far more information, better absence tracking and a standardised absence management process. This enables HR to deliver a supportive, effective, and proactive approach to staff sickness issues.
Activ Absence is configurable to work with your organisations HR policies wherever the business is located. Activ Absence is regarded as one of the most flexible absence management software solution on the market today – used and loved by businesses from 5 to 15000 employees.
Better monitoring and superior reporting make absence management in your organisation simple, fair and straightforward. Absence management requires careful, skilled handling by a HR Manager – our software makes their skills more effective.
Activ Absence is not just about managing absence – we help you manage your employees.
By banishing paper and spreadsheets to the past, manual holiday management processes no longer impact on the huge amount time taken to submit, review and authorise requests. No more dealing with unhappy staff with confusion over the number of holidays they have taken or are entitlement to!
With Activ Absence, employees have complete control over booking any type of leave request and checking their holiday entitlement. We provide self-service at the heart of the software enabling staff to access what they need to know to make their request quickly and easily from any device anywhere.
They don’t have to worry about who needs to approve their request because the software uses the automated workflow process for line manager approval. Line managers receive an email where they can accept or reject requests with a click of a button. Reminders are then sent for requests still awaiting approval.
Yes. Every employee is provided with a username and password to access the software from any device (smartphone, tablet, PC etc) over the internet securely. Access can also be configured through single sign-on utilising your company network or intranet authentication.
Yes. Each leave type in Activ Absence can be configured with its own rules for requesting time off in hours, part-days and full days with customisable settings to limit number of times requested, max number of hours or management of different balance pools
Yes. Activ Absence can be configured to automatically calculate the Bradford Factor score for specific unplanned absence types for every employee based on a rolling twelve-month period. Employees can see their personal score on their dashboard and managers have visibility of what their department or direct reports look like.
Yes. Activ Absence allows you to manage any type of planned (e.g. holidays, maternity/paternity leave, medical appointments, working from home, TOIL etc.) or unplanned absence (e.g. sickness, COVID, unpaid leave etc). Custom absence types specific for your organisation can also be configured with specific business rules.
Yes. Activ Absence provides configurable online forms to help you manage the self-certification and return-to-work process. If you need to store a Fit for Work document from the employee, it can be easily attached to the absence record with alerts triggered on the proposed end date. A summary of the employee’s absence history provides you with immediate data analysis of any absence trends you may wish to review with them.
Yes. Activ Absence provides you with powerful management reporting tools that enable line managers and HR to produce comprehensive real-time absence reports. All data can be exported offline to manipulate further with any standard reporting tools.
Configurable reports enable the business to have a graphical view to analyse absence trends through graphs and charts that track the days lost, percentage, days of the week, cost of absence, absence types, absence levels, etc. across job roles, teams, departments and companywide.
Yes. Activ Absence has highly configurable absence alerts that can trigger an email to the employee, line manager or HR when a specific absence conditions is met. These alerts are a powerful addition to the HR capability for managing absence rules in the business by taking a proactive approach in real-time when the trigger condition has occurred.
Yes. Activ Absence is available in the cloud and accessible from any device 365/24/7. Employees can check their leave entitlement, TOIL balance, leave requests, update personal information and of course book leave anytime anywhere. Leave authorisations are sent to line managers by system notifications and email to quickly authorise requests.
Yes. Activ Absence has been deployed to organisations globally to manage their specific country rules for managing absence including local languages where available.
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