Researcher Emmanuel Tsekleves, of Lancaster University, says "Next time you're pulling a sickie
, you might need the data to back up your story.
SCOTS are among the most likely to throw a sickie
at work - and they're top of the list when it comes to being off work because of a hangover.
11% of respondents have pulled a sickie
to watch a major sporting event, with 18-24 year olds from the North East being the most dedicated fans in the nation.
SICKIES 'COST BUSINESS-|ES PS9BN A YEAR' Hangovers are the most common reasons why people pull a "sickie
", according to research by PWC.
Oliver Bolton of Alibi said: "The holiday season sickie
is a growing trend.
In an interview for an Essex Police Federation article, Chief Constable Stephen Kavanagh said some officers were "abusing the sickness management process", adding: "Every time they throw a sickie
they are letting their mates down, they are letting their community down.
London, Feb 7 ( ANI ): When it comes to pulling off a sickie
, women are far more convincing than men, a survey has revealed.
Summary: If there are fewer people in your workplace today, then it is probably down to National Sickie
Sovereign Health Care polled 1,360 people and found more than half (56%) of the female participants admitted to pulling a sickie
when not really ill, compared with just a third of men.
But, the poll said a World Cup sickie
was not an option for 81 per cent of the people surveyed.
A RECORD number of workers plan to take time off to watch this summer's soccer World Cup, even if it means pulling a sickie
, a new report predicted today.
SNIFFLING: If you take a sickie
day remember those waiting in the dole queue