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Rishi Sunak Vows to End “Sick Note Culture” To Prevent People From Using Benefits as a Lifestyle Choice

Rishi Sunak has pledged to transform the disability benefits system by putting to an end the “sick note culture”. In a bid to realise...

Manager Faces Hostile Work Environment and is Accused of Faking Mental Illness Upon Return to Work

In a recent employment tribunal case, commercial manager Haley Thomas secured victory against T&R Direct Insurance. She faced a hostile work environment and accusations...

Presenteeism Meaning and How HR Can Combat 71% of Employees Working When Sick

Presenteeism, the practice of employees working when unwell, has become a pervasive issue in today's workplaces. What may seem like positive forms of productivity...

Content Moderation Staff Repeatedly Take Leave To Deal With Mental Health Issues

Mental health issues are a growing concern in the workplace, especially for workers exposed to graphic content or traumatic events. This is evident in...

Sick Leave: Poor Mental Health Found to be Leading Cause of Long-Term Absence at Work

A recent survey, by CIPD and Simplyhealth, found that this year the UK sick leave rate is the highest it’s been in 10 years....