Long-term sickness absence in the UK: problems and solutions

GoodShape’s comprehensive report delves into the issue of long-term sick leave in the UK, addressing its substantial economic impact on employers and assessing the effectiveness of current solutions.

Through analysing data on the increasing rates of long-term absence and current government initiatives around occupational health support, they:

  • Highlight where and why traditional approaches are not working 
  • Provide an overview of the trends and costs surrounding long-term absence
  • Offer a comprehensive strategy for leaders looking to improve absence within their organisation and nurture a healthier, more productive workforce


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