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19 May 2008

Absence Special: Stress - in the grip of it

Stress continues to be the biggest cause of workplace absence. What practical measures can HR take to rehabilitate sick staff, and prevent stress taking over? Sally O'Reilly reports. The CBI/AXA annual absence survey, released last week, found that non work-related stress, anxiety and depression was the most common cause of long-term absence. Government guidelines on how to manage it and a growing pile of evidence on tackling stress have not solved the problem.

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06 October 2004
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New Service Tackles Absenteeism in the Workplace

Validium, the integrated EAP provider and specialist HR consultancy, has launched a new 'Return to Work' Programme, which has already provided successful results. Aimed at employees absent for a mo…

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