Acas uses cookies to ensure we give you the best experience and to make the site simpler. Find out more about cookies.

Website URL : http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx/www.hse.gov.uk/media/pdf/r/f/index.aspx?articleid=1887

Employee turnover

Also see:  Managing absence

High employee turnover, where workers frequently leave and must be replaced, leads to increased spending on recruitment and training and can indicate management problems. Employees often have good reasons for moving on but if too many are leaving an organisation, can be very disruptive.

You can plan for this turnover when someone retires, is dismissed or resigns due to ill health but sudden voluntary resignations can be very disruptive. The longer an employee works for you the more likely they are to stay, so it pays to focus on your induction and training programmes.

If you can't find what you're looking for, try the search tool at the top of this page to look for keywords throughout the Acas site.

Did you know?

Acas run practical training courses to equip managers, supervisors and HR professionals with the necessary skills to deal with employment relations issues and to create more productive workplace environments.

View related Acas training and course dates in your area for:



Further information:

pdf  Advisory booklet - Managing attendance and employee turnover [538kb]

Read more about Acas training and business solutions

Online customer contact form. Let us know how we can help.

Acas Helpline - call us for free advice on 0300 123 1100
Business solutions
Customer contact form