Sick days in the UK hit new low
The number of sick days taken in the UK has dropped to a record low, according to the recent Confederation of British Industry, Pfizer Absence and Workplace Health Survey.
The survey shows that the average absence rate was 5.3 days in 2012, down from 6.5 days in 2010, saving businesses around £3bn a year.
It wasn’t all good news, however, with the survey also showing that the respondents to the survey (HR managers in 153 public and private sector organisations) believe that one in eight sick days are taken for non-genuine reasons and that, overall, non-attendance is still costing the economy £14bn a year…
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