Health and wellbeing of workers less of a priority for bosses than economic uncertainty, technology and financial risk, survey finds
A survey of 500 financial decision makers within British businesses has found that employee risk - including absence and health - was a concern for just 25% of respondents, ranking only sixth. This is despite the fact that employee absence is estimated to cost the UK economy around £18bn a year in terms of lost productivity. According to the research, economic uncertainty was the biggest concern (43%) for businesses, followed by technological risk, including cyber and data security (39%), then...
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