Employers warned to review swine flu plans

Stevens, Michelle
September 2009
People Management;9/10/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 19, p8
The article reports on the advisory released by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) in 2009 for the employers in Great Britain regarding the anticipated impacts of another incidence of swine flu. Employers are advised by the CIPD and Business Continuity Institute (BCI) to create contingency plans as stated in the guide entitled "Risk and Business Continuity Management." A pandemic would cause staff absence rate by 12 percent, said the Cabinet Office. The British Chamber of Commerce supports the findings by the BCI.


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