Cost of sickness remains high despite fall in absenteeism

Healthcare Market News (News) May 2003 Sickness absence cost UK business £11.6bn in overtime and temporary cover in 2002, equivalent to £476 per employee, according to the annual absence survey published by the CBI and AXA PPP Healthcare last month. The figure is only fractionally lower than the previous year, when companies paid £11.8bn. However,…

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