15 silly reasons for pulling a sickie

Silly reasons for sickies

While the excuses some employees give for sickies are downright silly, the cost of them is really quite serious.

A whopping 39 million working days are lost every year due to sickies, costing British businesses more than £4billion*.

So, let’s take a look at some of the most questionable (to say the least!) explanations we’ve come across…

15 silly reasons for sickies

*Based on the average 2016/17 of £27,600, divided by the number of working days (260).


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