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UK workers 'pull sickies to avoid going to work'

Two in five adults would fake a sick day if they needed a day off, a Com Res survey for the BBC suggests.
When questioned on their morals and values, people admitted to lying about sickness, stealing and taking credit for other people's work.
While younger staff lied more often than their elders, they were more willing to stand up for colleagues.
The average worker takes about four sick days a year, according to the Office for National Statistics.
The most common reasons for calling off work in 2018 were the common cold, musculoskeletal problems (like back pain), mental health conditions and "other" problems.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-50486921
 
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