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70% of UK workers still go to work even when they are ill, survey finds

Shared from on 16 May 2017

A slightly sore throat and a bit of a sniffle won’t keep Brits out of work, new research suggests.

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70% of UK workers still go to work even when they are ill, survey finds

Shared from on 16 May 2017

A slightly sore throat and a bit of a sniffle won’t keep Brits out of work, new research suggests.

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Amazon accused of using peer pressure to make staff work even when sick

Shared from on 21 April 2017

Amazon has been accused of setting workers against each other to ensure they turn up for work even when they are sick and should be at home.

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UK Mail driver who was unable to work after car accident charged £800

Shared from on 20 March 2017

Delivery company accused of ripping off workers over costs passed on for finding drivers to cover for sickness absences

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Sickness and wages: Do I get paid if I am off work?

Shared from on 6 February 2017

As the UK marks National Sickie Day, the Money Advice Service explains sick pay rights for workers.

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Sick pay and work assessments to be reviewed, Jeremy Hunt reveals

Shared from on 31 October 2016

Consultation to be carried out as cost of treating long-term health conditions that prevent people from working reaches £7bn

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Being afraid to take days off sick is not a healthy state to be in

Shared from on 16 September 2016

I went for a routine check-up last week and received some good news. After four years of pain, physiotherapy and an operation for a torn hamstring, I am finally clear of injury.

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Being afraid to take days off sick is not a healthy state to be in

Shared from on 16 September 2016

I went for a routine check-up last week and received some good news. After four years of pain, physiotherapy and an operation for a torn hamstring, I am finally clear of injury.

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High heels cost businesses £260million a year as women take time off to recover

Shared from on 20 July 2016

High heels are costing British businesses £260million a year as women take sick leave for related “physical” damage, an expert has told MPs.

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Not enough staff left to run Italian town after arrests for bunking off work

Shared from on 13 July 2016

Municipal employees in Boscotrecase filmed clocking in for absent colleagues – with one man putting cardboard box over his head to avoid detection

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Not enough staff left to run Italian town after arrests for bunking off work

Shared from on 13 July 2016

Municipal employees in Boscotrecase filmed clocking in for absent colleagues – with one man putting cardboard box over his head to avoid detection

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Spanish civil servant off work unnoticed for six years

Shared from on 15 February 2016

A Spanish civil servant is fined after not going to work for at least six years, which was only noticed when he became eligible for a long service award.

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The secret hospital manager’s diary: ‘There’s a bed crisis and staff are off sick’

Shared from on 18 January 2016

A manager says there’s no problem too big or small when running a hospital –whether it’s how to recruit more nurses or dealing with a lumpy mattress

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Britons in the workplace: The figures that lay bare the life of an average British employee

Shared from on 9 November 2015

During an average working life Mr or Miss Average will rack up 9,024 hours of unpaid overtime, take 94 days off sick and work for six different employers

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Britons in the workplace: The figures that lay bare the life of an average British employee

Shared from on 9 November 2015

During an average working life Mr or Miss Average will rack up 9,024 hours of unpaid overtime, take 94 days off sick and work for six different employers

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