Sickness note

Absence through sickness cost British business £12bn in 1996, claimed a survey from the Confederation of British Industry this week. On average companies lost £533 due to illness for each employee. Figures for full-time manual staff were lowest in the South, South East and Wales, and highest in Northern Ireland, Greater London and the North […]

Absence through sickness cost British business £12bn in 1996, claimed a survey from the Confederation of British Industry this week. On average companies lost £533 due to illness for each employee. Figures for full-time manual staff were lowest in the South, South East and Wales, and highest in Northern Ireland, Greater London and the North West of England.