Workers who are annually protected against influenza with the vaccination are 50% less likely to take sick days or visit the doctors (Nichol et al.)
Viruses are always lurking and ever-present. From the office watercooler hang-out, the infamous handshake, or a retail employee dealing directly with the public, those sneezy droplets are rife around us.
Prevention is always more cost effective than hygiene and staff management around sick leave.
Consider this tax deductible expense as not only an investment in productivity but also an investment in your staff. Healthy staff = Happy & Productive staff. This is a supreme gesture of care and demonstration of investment in the person, not just the job. Their families will also be grateful.
Be the good Boss you know you are!