‘Sandwich Generation’ health concerns in the UK
“New figures from the ONS report that 141 million days of work were lost due to sickness in 2018, up 10 million on the previous year. A closer examination of the data shows that mid-life workers, aged 50-64, are experiencing the highest rate of sickness absence in the UK.
More than one-in-three (37%, 52 million) of the 141 million lost days were attributed to workers aged 50-64. This is despite this age group representing just 28% of the total working population.” Read more.