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CIPD “Stress is the most common cause of long-term sickness absence”

By Jan Lawrence | 05 October 2011

Stress is, for the first time, the most common cause of long-term sickness absence for both manual and non-manual employees, according to this year’s Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)/Simplyhealth Absence Management survey

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Dame Carol Black

The Business Case for Investing in Health

By Jan Lawrence | 12 June 2008

Article by Alastair Taylor, Director, In-Equilibrium, 2008

This article challenges the recommendations regarding how to appraise expenditure on health and wellness programmes and proposes an alternative strategy HR Directors could consider to convince a sceptical Board to invest in their most important asset: people.

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