Lack of workplace initiatives and no group protection both reasons for higher than above average employee sickness
According to research by industry body Group Risk Development (GRiD), stress and stress-inducing situations are the main causes of short-term absence (up to 26 weeks). Home and family issues account for one-in-five short-term absences, dealing with childcare issues accounts for almost 17%, while eldercare issues are responsible for one-in-10 absences. Fifteen percent of short-term absences are attributed to both medical conditions (such as heart attack and cancer) and musculoskeletal conditions....
‘There are clear blind spots for UK benefits programmes’
Range of benefits for both individual and group customers
More than 20 years’ experience
Based on how their employers dealt with lockdown
Fitness star shared his own mental health story earlier this week