World Cup sick days cost the UK
economy £391m, financial experts claim.
website 4thegame.com surveyed 4,000 fans
and found that 39 per cent admitted taking at least one day off work to follow
The loss figure was calculated
as a percentage of the country’s six million fans earning the average daily
wage of £66.
However, earlier loss
predictions were far higher. In January, experts claimed the economy would lose
Barclaycard said companies
helped keep the figure down by providing office TV screens.