A new normal | Managing long-term sickness absence
According to The Office of National Statistics (ONS) an estimated 149.3 million working days were lost because of sickness or injury in the UK in 2021. This is equivalent to 4.6 days per worker, which as you can imagine has a huge impact on businesses.
The impact of COVID-19 remains inevitable and poses a huge challenge for employers. As millions of people across the UK are still suffering from long-COVID (an estimated 1-in-20 adults in England alone) this issue is not going away and is causing skyrocketing sickness absences, resignations, mental health issues, and much more.
But it’s not all doom and gloom. Our partner, HR and Health & Safety experts; Citation, have created a FREE guide to help you manage long-term sickness absences in your business allowing you to focus on what you do best… The guide is there to take you through creating a long-term sickness absence policy, returning employees to work, avoiding discrimination claims and much more…
Download for free today: https://www.citation.co.uk/resources/hr-and-employment-law/managing-long-term-sickness-absence-and-long-covid-19/?utm_source=partner&utm_medium=corc&utm_campaign=partner_2022longcovidmay