Paul Avis discusses why group risk advisers should work with employers to identify and manage Presenteeism.
Presenteeism is a stubbornly persistent trend among the UK workforce. After three years of research into this topic, we have yet to have seen any improvement. Nine in ten (90%) employees say they have come into the office while ill this year (compared to 93% in 2014 and 89% in 2015). So why are employees eschewing their sick beds? Heavy workloads (28%), financial concerns (21%) and feeling guilty for taking time off (17%) are common reasons. Taking time off also has negative connotations,...
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