Organisations are generally familiar with the cost of absenteeism, however much less is known about presenteeismPresenteeismPresenteeism means turning up for work when unwell, resulting in a loss of productivity. Presenteeism, or sickness presence, could account for as much, if not more, of a loss in productivity than sickness absence. It can also adversely affect general...Find out more, which may have an equal, if not larger, impact on an organisation. This news article delves deeper into the issue and considers the reasons behind this behaviour and the challenges it incurs. There are lots of good examples from a range of employers on how to spot presenteeism and ways to tackle it.
The article was originally featured in The Times newspaper.
This web page from the Blurt Foundation includes advice and information on how money affects your mental health, and lots of links to other sources of information and practical support that can help you through the cost of living crisis.
This guide, co-authored by Headlines Network and Mind, aims to help journalists find the support they need. It includes tips on self-care, setting boundaries, staying physically healthy and reducing your levels of stress.
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