October/November 2011 (vol. 08/3)

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The independent review of sickness absence in Britain is expected shortly. Could more aggressive action on absence merely result in greater presenteeism?

The government will shortly publish its independent review of sickness absence. Its terms of reference1 were hardly ‘independent’ though – steering the review towards ‘promoting private sector growth and minimising burdens on business’ and exploring ‘how any options fit …

John Ballard is editor of Occupational Health [at Work].

Author: Ballard J


Occupational Health at Work October/November 2011 (vol. 08/3) pp3

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