This Study Revealed The Most Effective Excuse When Pulling A Sickie
Apparently the 'sick voice' isn't gonna cut it
Research has revealed the most effective excuse to use when taking a sick day from work.
The UK healthcare insurance provider AXA PPP surveyed 1,000 business owners and came up with some interesting statistics on what bosses accept as valid reasons for a sick day.
It revealed that the majority of employers don’t consider the likes of migraines, back pain, or even surgery as good enough excuses for taking a day off.
So what exactly is the best excuse? The flu, apparently.
The survey ranked the acceptability of sick day excuses as follows: flu (42%), back pain (38.5%), accidental injury (38.2%), stress (35.4%), elective surgery (35.2%), depression (34.5%), anxiety (25.4%), common cold (23.8%) and migraine (21.7%).
Of course, we're sure you wouldn't use this info to pull a sickie of your own...