Wellbeing | Poor employee health costing UK economy £77.5bn

Poor employee health costing UK economy £77.5bn

Britain’s workplaces are reportedly costing the UK economy over £77billion per year – or the equivalent of 35.6 work days per employee  in health-related lost productivity, a nationwide survey by Vitality has found.

The findings were confirmed in research conducted by the company presented in the ‘Britain’s Healthiest Workplace’ report. It revealed a sharp rise in the loss of productive days since the survey begun – this is up from an average of 23 days per worker in 2014 – Active Quote reported.

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