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Jennie Johnson

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A growing number of UK workers are choosing to ignore the risk and give a short-term boost to their salaries by contracting out of their company’s employee benefits.

UK employees are woefully unprotected financially in the event that something unpredictable happens, leaving them unable to work, according to new research from insurance company Unum.

Sickness absence appears to be on a downward trend amongst UK workers, according to a major sickness absence study of the manufacturing industry, released today by EEF, the manufacturers' organisation, and insurance company Unum.

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  • Author, writer and marketer Ryan Holiday on how entrepreneurs need to interpret failure.

  • Sue Vizard, business coach and author of Jump Start: The Start-up Book for Your Dream Business, looks at some of the questions solo entrepreneurs should ask themselves.

  • Ian Wright, founder and chief executive of, is bringing together SMEs and NEDs - without the hefty recruitment fees.

  • Former professional golfer turned entrepreneur Colin Stevens has had a busy 18 months. The Better Bathrooms founder has increased turnover at the firm, secured a multi-million pound investment and...

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