Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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Cost of Stress on Businesses
Stress is the single biggest cause of sickness absence in the UK

  • 1 in 5 people are stressed at work and up to 5 million feel ‘extremely’ stressed by their work
  • about half a million people in the UK  experience a high level of work-related stress which, they believe, makes them ill
  • 12.8 million working days a year are lost to stress, depression and anxiety
  • It costs British industry an estimated £100 billion a year in lost output