If you run a business, you’ll know that your employees’ health can affect your profit. But how much do colds and the flu actually cost your business, and is there anything you can do to reduce sickness absence?
Every year UK business loses £31 billion due to sick leave. This works out at an average of 9.1 days of sickness a year. But it is not just about financial costs, absenteeism lowers morale and motivation.
Here is the guide produced for an independent financial advice website which covers:
- The impact of sickness on your business
- The causes of sickness absences
- How to monitor absences
- How to prevent future sickness absences
- Sick Pay Insurance and Income Protection?
Author: Juliette F.
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