It takes time for our body’s Circadian rhythm to re-adjust to the new cycle. This can impact businesses through the loss of productivity, attendance and fitness of employees.Read More
A new report published by the ONS has revealed that 2.5 million people in the UK are off work due to chronic illnesses, with employee absence now at its highest rate since 2004.Read More
Due to the struggles of the NHS, employees are looking to their employers for support. Long-term sickness leave is a growing concern, with the latest data revealing record numbers off work due to long-term sickness.Read More
Mass layoffs can be traumatic even for employees who avoid them. That’s why it’s vital for employers to ensure that their staff continue to see support and valued in their work.Read More
Recent research has found that the youngest employees in the workforce, who should in theory be the fittest members of the workforce, are the ones that are struggling most with their health and taking more sick days.Read More
Although 80% of employers currently record sickness absence, that leaves a fifth who do not. This is likely due to the onset of hybrid working which has made it much more difficult to record this data.Read More
A new survey found that 55% believe it’s too easy for employees to get a doctor’s sick/fit note and 73% believe doctors are providing sick/fit notes for longer than necessary.Read More
Dr Pamela Gellatly: The impact of long-term sickness – will the new occupational health initiatives deliver?
The measures announced in the Spring Budget to address long-term sickness are a step in the right direction. But will it truly be enough?Read More
Although 85% of employers record the sickness absence of their staff, only 63% measure the impact sick leave has on their business.Read More
Police have taken a record 500,000 days off due to mental health issues, new data has revealed.Read More
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