Economy concerns 'increase stress-related absences'

Economy concerns ‘increase stress-related absences’

A study has concluded that stress has become the number one cause of long-term workplace absence.

With concerns over the economy mounting, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development also found a link between job security and mental health problems.

In the public sector, 50% of firms claim stress-related absences had increased in the past year.

John Moylan reports -BBC News