The price of ill-health in the workplace

According to CIPD research the median cost of absence per employee in 2015 was £554. This was lower in the private sector at £400 then in the public sector at £789 and the non-profit sector at £639 sectors.

The most common causes of long term absence include:

1. Stroke
2. Heart Attack
3. Cancer
4. Stress
5. Mental ill-health
6. Musculoskeletal

ACAS have been quoted as says that sickness absence is costing the UK economy £8.4 billion each year. It costs an estimated £2.5 billion annually to replace staff who are forced to give up work because of mental health issues.

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