Absence management survey

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Produced in partnership with Simplyhealth, this annual survey report sets out the findings of the CIPD’s fifteenth national survey of absence management trends, policy and practice. The survey provides useful benchmarking data for organisations on absence levels and the cost and causes of absence as well as a focus on employee well-being.
"More than one in three employers report that absence levels have increased
because their staff are struggling to cope 
with their caring responsibilities outside of
However, just one in six organisations have policies in place to
help achieve a better balance between their home and working lives."

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Take part in the 2015 survey

It’s a great opportunity to take stock of your organisation’s current approach to absence and well-being, and consider opportunities to make further business impact. As an added incentive there is an opportunity to enter a prize draw to win a Fortnum & Mason Breakfast Tea Hamper. The survey should take about 15 minutes to complete and closes on Friday 10 July.

Take part in the survey

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Annual surveys

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