Sickness absence review to tackle 'vicious circle'
- Scots are sickest of work. // People Management;04/02/98, Vol. 4 Issue 7, p12
Reports on the study conducted by the British Health and Safety Executive regarding employees' availment of their sick leave benefits.
- Policy analysis--DeKalb County's sick leave incentive program. Conley, Richard E.; Baggett, McMillan C. // Public Personnel Management;Fall90, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p345
Examines the sick leave incentive program for government employees in DeKalb County, Georgia. Program description; Objectives; Principles; Cost of absenteeism.
- Sick leave not always for the sick. McShulskis, Elaine // HRMagazine;Oct96, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p25
Reports on the increase in sick leave in the United States since 1992. Reasons for the increase in unscheduled absences; Employees' need to deal with family issues; Highlights of CCH Inc.'s 1996 Unscheduled Absence Survey.
- 'Sickies' are costing Â£2.5bn a year. // Cabinet Maker;6/11/2010, Issue 5691, p8
The article presents a report from business lobbying group CBI that sick leave for workers in Great Britain for 2009 has been the lowest on the record, with an average of six and a half days off.
- Sick note pilot gets 77% back to work. // Pulse;11/23/2011, Vol. 71 Issue 39, p3
The article reports on the Independent Review of Sickness Absence in Great Britain which reveals that 77% of patients are being sent back to or staying in work.
- Workers who take too much time off will have their pay docked. // Nursing Management - UK;Jul2015, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p7
The article reports that the Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, a mental health trust in England, is planning to make deductions on the pay of staff who repeatedly take sick leave following bank holidays.
- Fewer people taking long term sick leave. // BMJ: British Medical Journal;2/28/2015, Vol. 350 Issue 7997, ph1024
The article reports that fewer people are taking long term sick leave from work at the introduction of the fit note in Great Britain, but the number of people taking sick leave with mental health issues is increasing according to a study published in "Occupational and Environmental Medicine".
- Maybe there's something in the air. // People Management;Jan2015, p12
The article discusses a study by Public Health England, the United Kingdom's Department of Health agency, which reported the government districts in Great Britain with the highest percentage of absenteeism due to sickness, including the number of top ten areas that are seaside areas or beauty spots.
- 'No need for GP's sicknote' // Pulse;3/3/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 9, p16
Reports that a pilot scheme using companies' occupational health and personnel departments to handle sickness certification in Great Britain is set to begin in April 2003. Potential elimination of the practice of requiring statutory sickness notes.