'One in five' UK businesses lack expertise to manage absence

According to Zurich research

Adam Saville
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'One in five' UK businesses lack expertise to manage absence

Just 15% provide group income protection to their employees

YouGov research published by Zurich has revealed that 22% of British businesses lack expertise when managing workplace absence, leaving them exposed to losing of key staff members and to lost productivity. The survey of 423 financial decision-makers found that those working for medium sized businesses (50-249 employees) were more than twice as likely (29%) to admit they do not have the right skills to manager employee ill-health effectively, compared to 14% of larger firms and 22% of small...

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