Seventy eight per cent of SME employers in the dark on cost of sickness absence
- Sickness absence in diabetic employees. Skerjanc, A. // Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Jul2001, Vol. 58 Issue 7, p432
Presents information on a study which compared the sickness absence among diabetic and non-diabetic employees in Slovenia. Definition of sickness absence in Slovenia; Estimated number of people in the country that have diabetes mellitus in 1995; Methodology; Results and discussion; Conclusions.
- UnumProvident claims breakthrough with three-tier critical cover product. Boles, Corey // Money Marketing;3/21/2002, p3
Reports on the Elixia 123 three-tier critical illness insurance product from UnumProvident. Advantages of the product to insurance policyholders; Reason for developing the product; Remarks from Eugene McCormack, marketing director of UnumProvident, on the product.
- Assessing investment in manual handling risk controls: a scoring system for use in observational studies. Smedley, J.; Poole, J.; Waclawski, E.; Stevens, A.; Harrison, J.; Buckle, P.; Coggon, D. // Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Jan2005, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p63
Most UK hospitals now have manual handling policies, but few studies have assessed their impact. To facilitate such research, a system for ranking the investment in manual handling risk controls was devised and applied to 109 acute hospitals in the UK. High scoring hospitals performed well on...
- BACK TO WORK. Hamilton, Sally // Employee Benefits;Sep2009, p27
The article provides tips for employers on how to deal with the absences of employees with long-term conditions in Great Britain. Joy Reynold of Unum Group suggests that the therapies of the employee with long-term conditions must have a component related to work. It reminds the employers to...
- Sickness absence levels could 'creep back up'. // Personnel Today;6/15/2010, p2
The article discusses sickness absence trends at workplace in Great Britain during the recession.
- Work ability and duration of certified sickness absence. Reiso, Harald; Nygård, Jan F; Brage, Sören; Gulbrandsen, Pål; Tellnes, Gunnar // Scandinavian Journal of Public Health;Sep2001, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p218
Aims: The aim of this study was to examine the association between assessed work ability and the duration of certified sickness absence. Methods: A total of 549 patients and 52 doctors provided questionnaire data about 549 episodes of absence. The episodes were classified as new, one month, or...
- Sick employees can do more harm than good. Glenn, David J. // Westchester County Business Journal;11/18/2002, Vol. 41 Issue 46, p4
Reports on the negative consequences of using employee sick leaves for other reasons in Westchester County, New York. Loss in productivity; Spread of disease in the workplace; Negligence of work among employees.
- Missing persons. James, Philip; Dibben, Pauline; Cunningham, Ian // People Management;11/23/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 23, p40
Deals with the management of long-term sickness absence in employment in Great Britain, in line with a survey by Middlesex University Business School in 2000. Workplace adjustments that could be implemented to assist a sick employee's return to work and difficulties associated with making such...
- `Unfair pressure' on sick staff. // People Management;6/25/1998, Vol. 4 Issue 13, p16
Unveils a report on the unfair pressure on employees who take sickness leave in Great Britain, conducted by Unison, the public-sector employees' union. Measures used by corporations to control absenteeism; Comments from Sarah Copsey of Unison on absenteeism policies.