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....
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