Survey analysis

All items: Sickness absence and sick pay

  • Sickness absence management and rates: Brightmine research 2024

    1 May 2024

    Our latest research delves into the intricacies of sickness absence management and reveals some challenges and best practices that organisations use to manage it.  

  • Absence rates and costs: XpertHR survey 2023

    2 May 2023

    Our latest data on sickness and absence reveals a decrease in absence rates as the effects of covid subside. Yet rates remain high due to lower immunity, high workloads and stress in the workplace

  • Absence rates and costs: XpertHR survey 2022

    9 May 2022

    Our research finds that coronavirus continued to impact sickness absence rates in 2021, particularly in organisations where working from home is not an option.

  • Absence rates and costs: XpertHR survey 2021

    14 June 2021

    Our latest data on sickness absence rates and costs reveals the lowest figures in 15 years, primarily due to the restrictions imposed as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

  • Absence rates and costs survey 2020

    Our latest survey on sickness absence shows a slight upward turn in absence rates, but with the onset of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it may be that 2020 will be something of an anomaly when it comes to sickness absence metrics.

  • Use of trigger points and targets in managing absence: XpertHR survey 2019

    Sickness absence interventions are most commonly triggered by employees being absent on three or four different occasions in a rolling 12-month period or by an absence for a total of 10 cumulative days.

  • Occupational sick pay: 2019 XpertHR survey

    XpertHR's research into occupational sick pay looks at the benefits on offer, including any service requirements, and the circumstances in which sick pay may be withheld.

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Survey analysis: HR and legal information and guidance relating to sickness absence and sick pay.