Scottish Borders Council sick leave levels increase

Related Stories

The number of days lost through sickness absence at Scottish Borders Council over a 12-month period has shown a marked increase.

Audit Scotland figures for 2012/13 showed a rise for non-teaching staff of 10% compared with the year before.

It equates to more than 11 days lost per employee over the year.

The total number of days lost due to teachers being sick has gone up by more than 20% although the number of days missed per worker is 7.5.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC South Scotland

Weather

Dumfries

15 °C 10 °C

Features

  • OrangemanPunctured pride?

    How would N Ireland's Orangemen feel if Scotland left the union?


  • MarchionessThames tragedy

    Survivors and victims' families remember Marchioness disaster


  • Sheep on Achill IslandMass exodus

    Why hundreds of thousands of people have left Ireland


  • A teenaged mother in the Zaatari campUntold misery

    The plight of Syria's refugee child brides


  • Michael MosleyMeat feast?

    Which is the best eco option - eating beef, chicken or mussels?


BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.