Absence rates survey 2011: 2.8% of working time lost
Author: Rachel Suff
The latest XpertHR research finds that absence from work was worth 2.8% of working time in 2010, equivalent to an average of 6.5 days per employee. The cost of absence amounted to £553 per employee, when averaged across the whole workforce.
- Our annual report on absence rates finds that sickness absence rates from work represented an average and median of 2.8% of working time per annum in the UK in 2010.