To jab, or not to jab? That is the question

It is that time of year when employers need to be fully prepared for the flu season, which can undeniably be bad for business. Those of us watching the news will know that the NHS is braced for the worst flu season in its history, amid fears that overcrowded hospitals will be unable to cope. Millions of working days are lost each year in the UK because of flu. In fact, research by Unison has shown that sickness absence caused by flu costs an employer £552 per employee per year.…