sick absence


‘Mental health issues are the most common excuse for National Sickie Day’

ELAS, a business support service provider, coined ‘National Sickie Day’ after noticing an increased trend for absences on the first Monday of February, by its absence management team nearly 10 years ago. Other businesses in the UK found a similar trend within their organisations of employees also taking an unexplained sick day. Read More

Make UK launches mental health & wellbeing seminars

Make UK, the manufacturers’ organisation, has launched a new seminar series, to help employers improve their management with mental health conditions. Read More

Daily commute stresses one in four workers

A quarter of people who drive or take public transport to work say their journey makes them stressed, according to a new survey. Read More

How the Civil Nuclear Constabulary increased wellbeing

A new physiotherapy service increased well-being and productivity and reduced sickness absence levels. Read More

Pressure release: prevention-led stress management

It’s estimated that workplace stress, anxiety and depression contribute to around 40 per cent of all absences for illness and Read More



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