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The average employer was off work with illness for 4.4 days in 2013, compared with 7.2 days in 1993, according to the latest data available from cheap nike jordans shoes online the Office for National Statistics.

cheap nike shoes Jamie Jenkins, an ONS statistician, said: “On average workers had 4.4 days cheap air jordan shoes free shipping off due to sickness cheap jordans for sale online absence in 2013, down from 7.2 days in 1993. Sickness has generally been falling over the 20 year period, cheap jordan shoes order but since 2011 the fall appears to have levelled very cheap jordans shoes off with very little change over the past two years.” cheap nike shoes

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Men consistently had a lower sickness absence rate than women. In 2013 men lost around 1.6pc of their hours due to sickness, a fall of 1.1 percentage points from 1993 when they lost 2.7pc of their hours. Over the same period women have seen a reduction of their hours lost from 3.8pc to 2.6pc.

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Dr Jill Miller https://www.mcjordanshoes.com , research adviser at HR and people development body CPID, said: “The change has a lot to do with the economic climate since 2009. There’s a lot of uncertainty particularly in the public sector, which can lead cheap jordans china to ‘presenteeism’.

cheap air force “The fall could also be because of employers becoming better at managing absence but we are cheap but real jordans seeing some worrying trends such as [from our studies] 40pc of organisations reporting an increase in stress among employees and 42pc saying there has been a rise in mental health related issues.” cheap air force

cheap jordans sale She said the CIPD’s own data showed a slight increase in absence this year down from a record low last year and added that despite the improving economic picture, the causes of stress remain high, adding that job insecurity cheap jordan sneakers , organisational change and very high workloads as a result of staff cut backs since the financial crash are still being felt. cheap jordans sale

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