The site helps employers to calculate the cost of employees taking sick days. It claims that every year sickness absence saddles a company of 100 employees working in the financial services industry with a bill of£44,600.
The site uses data from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. The research reveals that in the financial services industry the average number of days lost through absence per employee per annum is 5.6, whereas the average percentage of working time lost is 2.4 percent, and the average cost of sickness absence per employee per year is£446.
Ann Greenwood, director of business markets for BUPA, said: 'This simple device provides, at the touch of a button, an instant quote tailored to any organisation whatever shape or size.'