Presenteeism is a well established practice in the management consultancy and legal professions where the workforce, being billed by the hour, are incentivised to work longer. But is the rest of the working population now too afraid to leave work on time?
Britain's latest depressing GDP figures prompted me to go back and take a second look at Ipsos MORI's latest Captains of Industry survey. This is an annual barometer, tracking the mood in Britain's boardooms.
Specific cuts and proposals for cuts to services need to be analysed in order to inform the counter-argument. Trade union resources can be applied to this so that campaigns are based on more than rhetoric.