So we often hear about absenteeism costing companies billions of rand. But have you ever thought that employees being present at work can also cost businesses billions? Well, there’s data that shows South African businesses are losing up to a staggering R89 billion per year due to unproductive employees. Elaine Wright, Wellness Strategist at Momentum Corporate, says that South African companies, already reeling from the rising cost of absenteeism on employee productivity, are losing much more due to getting this…presenteeism. She joins me now in studio to discuss this.
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