How to manage Employee Absenteeism or Presenteeism
Persistent employee absence can be a challenge for any business, affecting both finance and morale. You'll find facts, figures, and advice from our expert team on ways of identifying and implementing effective absence management below.
Presenteeism in the workplace and the effects on productivity
The cost of employee presenteeism in the workplace is rising. Prior to the pandemic, the effects of presenteeism was costing the UK economy £20bn this has now increased to £27bn. The CIPD has seen presenteeism tripling over the past ten years, but many employers are still not taking action to prevent it. Stress, suboptimal mental health, lack of sleep and poor financial wellbeing are all root causes that have been exacerbated during the pandemic.