In the face of increasing legislation, new government initiatives, and business operational targets, a co-ordinated approach to occupational health has never been more important to assure cost-effective compliance and deliver a duty of care.
The simple fact is that an occupational health support has become a need to have for any organisation with staff.
There are an abundance of areas around which organisations may need to be sensitive and have access to professional advice:
The list goes on...
Good Occupational Health support can save you money lost to absenteeism. Research from the CIPD suggests that on average sickness absence costs employers £692 per employee every year with 7.4 working days lost per employee per year. This represents 3.3% of working time.
Absence can be on account of multiple short-term sickness absence, long-term sickness absence, poor performance and behavioural issues can also result in reduced productivity and efficiencies within the business.
Reducing absenteeism saves money. That is why more businesses are choosing to work closely with a specialist occupational health partner to reduce absence and help manage it when it occurs.
From the outset we can help reduce your potential exposure to the costs of absenteeism using committed professionals to deliver a full range occupational health services.
Absenteeism is often a state of mind
Some businesses seem inherently more healthier than others. Generally the healthier ones are those that have developed an internal culture of good HR practice supported with occupational health. Absenteeism within a business is often a state of mind. Maitland Medical works with businesses to change that mindset, looking after staff and the business bottom line at the same time.