November 2008
People Management;11/13/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 23, p8
The article reports on the views of human resource (HR) professionals in Great Britain towards the duty of employers to provide financial education to their staff to ease stress in the recession. According to HR professionals, staff who are in debt, struggling to pay the bills or have found their pensions or investments diminished in value will not be able to concentrate on performing at work. Sonia Wolsey-Cooper, HR director at Axa, said one of the biggest causes of absenteeism is stress and the number one cause of stress is worrying about money.


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