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One in three ‘sick notes’ for mental health, says NHS

A publication produced by NHS Digital, analysing fit notes issued by GP practices in England from December 2014 to March 2017, reveals that nearly a third of fit notes issued are for psychiatric problems.

Article by: Makbool Javaid 21 September 2017

Absence rates on the rise

Employee absence has gone up to a median of 6.6 days per employee, rising to 9.1 days in the public sector, with a total median loss of 2.9% of working time, according to data from XpertHR.

Article by: Makbool Javaid 7 September 2017