A recent UK study has revealed that as many as 9 in 10 Britons have gone into work when they’re unwell, with more than half of these admitting they did so as they were scared they would not be paid. What’s more, it was found that of those that went into work sick, three quarters (76 per cent) revealed that colleagues were sick soon after them.
Although it’s important to rest when sick, the vast majority still head into work when they are under the weather; due to a fear they would not be paid or would get into trouble. The study also found that of those who go into work ill, four fifths (82 per cent) admit to being unproductive when they do.
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