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London News Today - One in four employers fail to support long-term absent staff

According to a new study by GRiD, an industry group in the group risk protection sector, a quarter of employers do not provide financial support to their staff if they are absent for long periods of time.

According to a new survey, about one in four employers does not support staff who are absent from work for long periods of time.

Long-term absenteeism is usually categorized as duration absence. This lasts for more than 4 weeks.

When asked why they didn’t, nearly three (59%) of the five companies said they couldn’t afford to support their employees.

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