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Employee Benefits Magazine - 31% of employers do not offer support for staff on long-term sick leave

A third of employers (31%) do not make early interventions to support staff returning to work if they are on long-term sick leave due to ill health, disability or injury, according to research by Group Risk Development.

Research carried out among 500 employers, published July 2020, also found that an additional 32% of employers do not offer financial support to employees, if they are absent for six months or more.

Over half (52%) of employers say they cannot afford to offer these benefits, while 32% say it is not their responsibility.

Similarly, 58% admitted that they cannot afford to offer financial support to employees, while 30% believed that it is not their responsibility. 

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