Sickness absence and sick pay
Our latest data on sickness and absence reveals a decrease in absence rates as the effects of covid subside. Yet rates remain high due to lower immunity, high workloads and stress in the workplace
Our research finds that coronavirus continued to impact sickness absence rates in 2021, particularly in organisations where working from home is not an option.
Our latest data on sickness absence rates and costs reveals the lowest figures in 15 years, primarily due to the restrictions imposed as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Our latest survey on sickness absence shows a slight upward turn in absence rates, but with the onset of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it may be that 2020 will be something of an anomaly when it comes to sickness absence metrics.
Sickness absence interventions are most commonly triggered by employees being absent on three or four different occasions in a rolling 12-month period or by an absence for a total of 10 cumulative days.
XpertHR's latest survey finds that sickness absence rates remain unchanged for 2019, but employers continue to underestimate the total cost of such absence to the business.
XpertHR's research into occupational sick pay looks at the benefits on offer, including any service requirements, and the circumstances in which sick pay may be withheld.
XpertHR's latest sickness absence rates and costs shows a reduction in absence rates nationally, but an increase in the cost to employers.
XpertHR's sickness absence rates and costs survey shows movement after a long period of stability.
Sickness absence continues to present a major challenge for employers, with latest figures putting the median cost of absence at £455 per employee, per year. We look at how employers are training line managers to help tackle this important issue.
Survey analysis: HR and legal information and guidance relating to sickness absence and sick pay.
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