Presenteeism is the technical word for employees attending work when they’re not well enough – be it physically or mentally. Essentially, it’s the opposite of absenteeism.  

In recent years, levels of presenteeism have skyrocketed, tripling between 2010 and 2018, from 26% in 2010 to 72% in 2016 according to CIPD/Simplyhealth’s 2018 ‘Health and Wellbeing at Work’ survey.  

With presenteeism on the rise, and with many companies not knowing how to tackle it effectively, here we've put together a 5-step guide...

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