The effects of stress in the workplace - some interesting statistics...
According to the 2014 study by the University of Cambridge, they discovered that the effect of stress on the organisation may include:
- High absenteeism
- High labour turnover
- Poor timekeeping
- Poor performance and productivity
- Low morale
- Poor motivation
- Increased employee complaints
- Increased ill-health, accidents and incidents reports
Health and Safety Executive Report (HSE)
Work related stress, anxiety and depression statistics in Great Britain 2014/15
Work related stress, depression or anxiety is defined as a harmful reaction people have to undue pressures and demands placed on them at work.
The latest estimates from the Labour Force Survey (LFS) show:
- The latest number of cases of work relates stress, depression or anxiety in 2014/15 was 440,000 cases.
- The total number of working days lost due to this condition in 2014/15 was 9.9 million days. This equated to an average of 23 days lost per case.
- In 2014/15 stress accounted for 35% of all work related ill health cases and 43% of all working days lost due to ill health.
Full download report available at: www.hse.gov.uk
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