Annually the average sickness absence is 3.5% (8 days per employee) and the average cost of absence per employee is estimated at £666. If you employ 100 people sickness absence is costing your business £66,000 each year. (CIPD Employee Absence, July 2008).
“The health promotion bug has really caught on! Employees are constantly coming up with new ideas and it’s done a great deal to help with staff morale.”