31 per cent of employers report rise in ‘presenteeism’

Absence Management survey shows more of us are coming into work despite being ill.

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Nearly a third of employers (31 per cent) have reported an increase in people coming to work despite being ill, according to CIPD's 2015 Absence Management survey, in partnership with Simplyhealth.The survey finds that long hours and a focus on operational demands over employee well-being are fuelling this increase in so-called 'presenteeism'.CIPD's 2015 Absence Management survey reveals that 41 per cent of all organisations reported an increase in stress-related absence.For more Re:locate news and features on Health, click here and for more on HR, click here.

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