Employee absence is a significant cost to 90% of businesses.
An employee absence survey conducted by the CIPD shows that on average sickness and absence costs employers £567 per employee every year. In terms of working time employee absence costs employers 9 working days for every member of staff per year.
There are many reasons why people take time off work. These can be categorised as:
There are several steps and management techniques that can be used to help manage sickness and absence – thus reducing this common cost to the business. Bespoke HR will be able to make recommendations and implement techniques in order to combat this problem.