29th January 2015

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by: designers-i

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Tags: Large Company, Productivity

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Categories: Engage for Success Blog

The cost of work absenteeism?

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 ID-100247027anything 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?

To learn more about how absenteeism affects more than just a business’ finances, read here.

Author: Juliette F.

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