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ABSENTEEISM: Managing mental health issues

05 September 2014  

Paul Strelitz gives advice on how to help employees suffering from stress and mental illness

In 2006 it was estimated that 35% of all GP consultations involved a mental health problem and by 2011 stress had become the most common cause of long-term sickness absence for both manual and non-manual workers. If these figures are not reason enough for employers to address their employees’ mental health issues, there are plenty more statistics that may convince them:

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Gallop v Newport City Council [2013] EWCA Civ 1583