Here Are The Best Excuses For Calling In Sick According To Your Boss

A company surveyed 1,000 business owners, managing directors and chief executives about their thoughts on their employee's calling in sick for work. 

The research found that flu is the most acceptable excuse for staff to stay at home – even though it won sympathy from just 41pc of bosses.

Here are the results above from least to best reason to be sick from work.

They asked the 1000 bosses this question "What is a serious enough for an employee to be absent from work"