'National sickie day' could see 350,000 workers call in sick

'National sickie day' could see 350,000 workers call in sick

Today is the most likely day for UK workers to pull a ‘sickie’ – with last year’s day costing the UK economy an estimated £45m in wages.

Up to 350,000 workers in the UK are expected to call in sick today, as the first Monday of February traditionally sees the highest number of absences in the entire year.

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