Every year the CIPD run an annual survey report on Absence Management. The report this year was the 16th national survey to be carried out covering 1.5 million employees from 578 organisations. It found that the average employee absence level has increased slightly compared with last year, from 6.6 to 6.9 days per employee, but that there were greater variations across sectors.
7 simple points to help you get on top of absence management.
Take our Absence Quiz and see how much you know about the absence process and learn what areas you could improve.