Activ Absence Management Software

Manage staff sickness absence

•  Track and monitor sick days

•  See Bradford Factor scores

•  Powerful absence reporting

Activ Absence Online Leave Planner

Manage annual leave efficiently

•  Automatic annual leave calculator – National/International workers

•  Staff self-service leave requests online

•  Approve/decline requests with single click

Activ Absence Manages Remote Workers

See who’s working, where & when

•  Improved visibility for remote & home workers

•  Track staff holiday for global colleagues

•  Manage multiple public holidays


Online Leave Planner – say goodbye to spreadsheets


Online Leave Planner – say goodbye to spreadsheets

Staff place 7 annual leave requests per year

10 minute call to HR

That's 70 mins per staff member per year

Or a whopping 14000 minutes a year for 200 Staff!


Staff Holiday planning spreadsheets cost more than you think.

HR Managers will tell you about endless interruptions, leave clashes and holiday disputes.  Line Managers will moan HR doesn’t get back to them quickly enough, and that they don’t have enough visibility of annual leave in their team.

The Activ Absence online leave planner tackles all of 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.

Online leave planner transforms leave management

Online leave planner transforms leave management

Manage Global Public Holidays & Leave

Online Leave Planner (Tracks all leave types)

Accept /Reject Leave Requests with One Click

Visibility for Remote Workers

What do business leaders say about our leave planner?

What do business leaders say about our leave planner?

Hetherington Group GP Practice uses Activ Absence to manage all leave planning across two sites.  The Practice Manager says

“Activ Absence is invaluable, we run 2 sites so couldnt envisage life without it! The busy clinicians also find the study day recording a useful reminder system.“

Natwest Content Live listed the Activ Absence Management system as one of their ‘Top tech solutions for the jobs you hate’, saying:

“This clever bit of software manages all aspects of planned and unplanned leave – two things that become hard to stay on top of as an SME grows.”

Logistics giant CM Downton, use the system to manage their drivers, who work remotely.  Their HR Manager says:

“We have 1200 users – about 500 of them are out on the road. Requesting leave is simple, and managers can approve or decline … with just a couple of clicks!

Our absence management software helps HR Managers

Our absence management software helps HR Managers

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 and effective response to staff sickness issues.

The Activ Absence management system is configurable to work with your HR policies.  Activ Absence is the most flexible absence management software solution on the market today – used and loved by businesses from 5 to 5000 employees.

Unlike other absence systems, Activ Absence can be used standalone, or as part of cloud based HR software solution, Activ People HR.  We can also provide custom software feeds for your existing systems, such as payroll or SAP, if required (ask us for a customised proposal).

Finally, because we know people are as important as their records, Activ Absence allows you to store critical employee data, such as home address and next of kin.  If you also need electronic HR document storage –  and expiry date tracking for important documents like passports, driving licences and CV’s, our documents add-on will allow you to do exactly that.

Activ Absence is not just about managing absence – we help you manage your employees.

Our absence management software – configurable to your HR Policies

Our absence management software – configurable to your HR Policies


Store GP Fit Notes

View absence trends

Run powerful reports

Absence management software gives data to support staff wellbeing

Absence management software gives data to support staff wellbeing

Michael Arkins, HR Manager for Verizon Fleetmatics explains to Employee Benefits Magazine how the company uses Activ Absence to drive the company’s wellness strategy:

“Absence management data enables us to spot issues across our workforce and take steps to address them before they escalate,” he adds. “It also means we have the metrics to support our business case and, by continuing to monitor the data, demonstrate the return on investment.”

Our absence management software comes with great customer support

Our absence management software comes with great customer support

Our excellent UK based software support team regularly receive praise from our customers, and they are there to support you every step of the way.  Initial HR administrator training is included as part of the package.

However, having great customer support means nothing without great security.  Sickness absence and annual leave data is strictly private and confidential.  With new GDPR regulations coming into force, employee data security is increasingly important.  The developers of Activ Absence Management Software, Codel Software, have ISO27001 certification.

You can rest knowing your staff data is securely held in a UK-based data centre. 

Finally, when you are ready to move from an absence management system to  a full cloud based HR system, you can add other modules from the Activ People HR suite – making it the most flexible absence management tool on the market.

Activ Absence in the News – April

It was another great month of news coverage for the Activ Absence team, check it out: Firstly, we were invited to write a piece for The HR Director on how to protect your business when changing your IT system, entitled "How HR can avoid being the weakest link!" We...

Activ Absence in the News – March Summary

March was another great month for Activ Absence news wise. Our Commercial Director Adrian wrote an interesting blog for HR Zone on how wellness initiatives were being hindered due to a lack of employee health analytics. This was story also featured in Business...

Activ Absence News – October Press Round Up

It's almost bonfire night and all I can say about October is, news wise, it was a blast! Our press coverage team scored the most coverage we've ever achieved in one month as more businesses seek to manage flexible working.  It was a busy month for our absence...