Over 100,000 people leave work following a spell of long term sickness absence in the UK each year

These are the jobs where staff are most likely to take long-term sick leave

Each year, over 100,000 people leave work following a spell of long term sickness absence (LTSA).

Monday, 22nd July 2019, 13:56 pm

A "Long Term Sickness Absence" is any sickness period taken out of work that lasts four weeks or more. Using government data covering the 2018 period, these are the jobs where staff are most and least likely to take a LTSA. Percentages have been rounded up in some cases.

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