Absenteeiusm Vs Presenteeism
16 May 2012
It seems the tides have turned as workers take off less sick time.
According to the published figures from the office of national statistics (ONS) there is less sickness absence than ever in the workplace. However, this has lead to 'presenteeisum' as staff are worried for their jobs. The downside of this has caused other problems as actual sickness is going on for longer as well as the issues regarding 'spreading germs' throughout the workforce.
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The figures are also summarised by the ONS in the video below: