One in seven (15%) businesses confirmed they have experienced greater levels of unapproved absence at Christmas
It may be billed as ‘the most wonderful time of the year', but for many UK employees the pressures of juggling family, health and care demands alongside work commitments are a cause of major stress, anxiety and unplanned absences from work, according to new research from Benenden Health. According to a survey of 1,000 employees and 1,000 UK SMEs, one in eight UK workers (13%) say they have taken unapproved leave at Christmas to manage personal health and family care commitments, and one in five...
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