The latest XpertHR research finds that, for 2011, absence from work was unchanged
from 2010 at 2.8% of working time, equivalent to an average of 6.4 days per
employee. Sickness absence cost an average of £618 per employee.
Absence rates survey 2011: 2.8% of working time
lost Last year's research found that absence accounted for 2.8% of working
time - about six-and-a-half days per employee - while absence cost £442 per head
of staff in 2010.
XpertHR absence benchmarking dashboard 2012/13
XpertHR's absence benchmarking dashboard provides you with all the data
resources you need to measure and monitor levels, costs and causes of sickness
absence at your organisation.
Good practice: attendance management This
section of the XpertHR good practice manual discusses the management of
attendance, including attendance procedures, attendance review meetings,
possible causes of frequent non-attendance and ways of encouraging and promoting
Good practice: sickness absence management This
section of the XpertHR good practice manual discusses the management of both
long- and short-term sickness absence, including measures to promote employees'
health and reduce absence, sickness absence policies, paying sick pay and
rehabilitation after long-term sickness.
How to deal with
sickness absence This XpertHR guidance provides advice on sickness absence
management topics such as long-term sickness absence, obtaining medical reports,
cover for long-term sickness absence and employees with poor sickness absence