Mental health is one of the top three reasons for employee absence (13%), after musculoskeletal conditions (48%) and general sickness, colds and bugs (15%); according to analysis of sick pay data from ECIS.
COVER magazine is hosting a live webinar titled Improving health and wellbeing in the workplace in association with Bupa on the 10th of May 2017.
Almost one in five employees surveyed had a long-term absence from work in the previous 12 months, research from Legal & General has revealed.
High stress and a lack of physical activity are causing employees in the healthcare sector to lose nearly 27 days a year in lost productivity on average.
Elective surgeries such as knee replacement operations and cataract surgery are seen as a valid reason for being absent from work by only 35% of employers, research for AXA PPP has found.