Tags: Absenteeism

Professor Sir Cary Cooper CBE: ‘People need more autonomy and control’

Sir Cary Cooper: How can we facilitate work cultures that produce healthy and happy workforces and, by association, increase productivity?

Employers must deal with stress and mental health at work

The number of employees absent from work due to stress and mental health conditions is on the rise. Newly released government figures show the number of days lost to stress, depression and anxiety increased by 24 percent in the UK between 2009 and 2013, and in this year’s CIPD absence management survey, 40 percent of participants noticed an increase in stress-related absence and mental health problems in the past year.