Stress tops reasons employers seek advice
23 January 2013
Work-related stress is the most common reason that leads employers to seek occupational health advice, an analysis of Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) statistics by Legal & General has shown. An analysis of reaso
The findings complement recent DWP research which found that only 17% of employers have any form of stress management advice and support in place. Reacting to the findings, Diane Buckley, MD of Legal & General Group Protection, said: "Stress is one of the leading causes of long-term absence so it is important employers seek advice in handling stress-related absence. Group Protection products can offer advisory services to clients to help them manage stress-related illness more effectively.
Legal & General offers an early notification programme, Workplace Recovery, which uses its partnership arrangement with CBT Services to help get people back to work."