Just the Job: Stress and the Challenges to Business Today
Byline: Fergal Dowling
Stress costs the UK economy millions every year in employee absenteeism, legal actions and low productivity levels.
British business is facing its biggest HR challenge for decades. The figures speak volumes. According to CBI research the cost of stress-related absence is pounds 7 billion per annum, representing a cost of pounds 310 per employee per year. Reports from the Health and Safety Executive concur, highlighting that stress is a major contributor to work-related illness and sickness absence. And according to City University and the Centre for Stress Management in London, work - followed by family - is the prime cause of stress in people …
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Publication information: Article title: Just the Job: Stress and the Challenges to Business Today. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Birmingham Post (England). Publication date: August 18, 2001. Page number: 22. © 2009 Birmingham Post & Mail Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2001 Gale Group.
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