Why the UK is the ‘sickie capital’ of Europe

The UK may be the ‘sickie capital’ of Europe, with over a quarter (27%) of employees thinking it is acceptable to take a day off when they are not really ill, according to research from ADP.
The ‘People Unboxed’ study, which surveyed over 2,000 workers across France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands and the UK, found that the European average percent who think it is fine to pull a sickie is 21% – a full six percentage points lower than the UK’s.
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