Bradford Factor Calculator
The Bradford Factor is an industry standard formula for measuring worker absenteeism. The more frequency the absences the more disruption is caused to your business.
If you like, you can jump straight into the calculation. Or, if you need a little further guidance, scroll down past the calculator for some guidance on how to use the tool.
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What you need to know
The Bradford Factor is calculated as follows:
B = S² × D
- B is the Bradford Factor
- S is the total number of spells (instances) of absence of an individual over a set period
- D is the total number of days of absence of that individual over the same set period
The 'set period' is typically set as a rolling 52-week period.
If you need immediate advice on absenteeism, you can speak to an HR adviser today on 01455 858 132.