Theme park attacked for encouraging ‘sickies’

Towers theme park is under fire after encouraging people to miss work and visit
the park.

survey by Alton Towers shows one in three of its midweek adult visitors had
lied to their employers to get a day off to visit.

Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is fuming, and claims Alton Towers
registered the web address

FSB said absenteeism costs the UK economy £10bn each year, but Alton Towers has
defended it’s move – claiming it is not its job to cut absenteeism.

By Quentin Reade

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