They could fake illness
because they can no longer face going to school or their standard of work suddenly drops.
In Hollyoaks, Mandy Richardson (Sarah Dunn) and the Cunningham family go to war over the wills of their late parents while in Family Affairs, Chrissy Costello (Kazia Pelka) is exposed as a fraud and arrested over her daughter Chloe's (Leah Coombes) fake illness
The employees confessed to betting on who in the office would be the last to get their power back after a big snowstorm, the fake illness
with which a co-worker would call in sick apart from how long would it take for someone to quit and who would grow the best beard in one month's time, Live Science reported.
Research by business consultants the Employee Law Advisory Service suggests that post-Christmas blues, the wintry weather, credit card bills and a long wait until the next holiday combine to make today the day we are most likely to fake illness
The saga of Chloe's (Leah Coombes) fake illness
rumbles on in Family Affairs but when she learns she can't go skiing, she starts to tell the truth.
According to the report, a third of people in the North-East think it is acceptable to fake illness
to get time off work and nearly two-thirds have considered `sickies' because they are hungover.
The problem is so bad the council has announced a crackdown on workers who fake illness
And I was so in love with Mike from Neighbours that I'd actually fake illness
to stay off school," she added.
She told the Radio Times: "I was so in love with Mike from Neighbours that I'd fake illness
to stay off school and watch the 1.
Union chiefs say workers who fake illness
risk the sack.
The couple fooled 65 people and firms into giving up to $31,000 (pounds 20,500) to help them treat their daughter's fake illness