Businesses in the UK are generally not doing enough to measure the cost of sickness absence.
That’s according to the latest XpertHR Benchmarking research which found that 70% of employers do not track the cost of unplanned absence, despite it costing UK businesses more than £29 billion a year.
Is your business on the right path? Explore the key findings from the latest CIPD Absence Report below to see how you compare to the UK average absence rates and costs:
For more information on absenteeism in the UK, download the full CIPD 2012 Absence Report or to find out more about e-days absence management system, visit the e-days website, www.e-days.co.uk.