'One in five' UK businesses lack expertise to manage absence

Zurich research

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"Absent employees who have access to support via their workplace group income protection arrangement return to work more successfully and quicker than those who don't" - Zurich's Nick Horner
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"Absent employees who have access to support via their workplace group income protection arrangement return to work more successfully and quicker than those who don't" - Zurich's Nick Horner

YouGov research published by Zurich has revealed that 22% of British businesses lack expertise when managing workplace absence, leaving them exposed to losing of key staff members and to lost productivity.

The survey of 423 financial decision-makers found that those working for medium sized businesses (50-249 employees) were more than twice as likely (29%) to admit they do not have the right skills to manager...

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