How to combat the effect of presenteeism
Whilst many are familiar with the impact sickness absence has on businesses, especially smaller organisations, little information is provided about the effect of presenteeism. This, broadly speaking, is where workers attend work when they are not fit to do so – and effects of presenteeism on your business is harder than you may think.
In Real Business, Employment Solicitor at SA Law, Domonique McRae, explains how presenteeism can actually be more detrimental to productivity in the workplace than sickness absence.
In this article, Domonique explains in nine easy steps what employers should do to manage the effects of presenteeism.