How We Reduced Sickness Absence At Phillips By 15% In Two Months | FirstCare


Philips is a diversified health and wellbeing company focused on improving people’s lives through meaningful innovation in the areas of healthcare, consumer lifestyle and lighting. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips employs more than 105,000 employees in more than 100 countries. The company is a leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as male shaving and grooming and oral healthcare.

What the client said

“We no longer have an ad-hoc approach to our absence reporting. Instead, we have absolute clarity on our absence levels.”

Jonathan Coles, HR Director

Results from FirstCare service

15% Absence Reduction

As a result of issuing the winter fit kits, Philips recorded a 15% reduction in days lost due to coughs, colds, flu and diarrhoea and vomiting between November and January 2014.

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