One in Five UK workers take time off due to Mental Health Stress

According to the International Business Times, mental health stress makes one in five UK workers take time off.

Reporting on the research from MetLife Employee Benefits, which questioned more than 2,000 people. It was declared that,  ‘on average employees who have taken time off for stress have been absent for five days but nearly one in 10 employees have had to take more than six days off work through stress’.

In addition, the International Business Times reported that the survey, found that one in ten (10%) of staff have had to take time off work due to sports-related injuries in the past year while 8% have had to take time off due to hangovers and other alcohol-related issues.

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