Top 5 excuses employees give for being late

A survey by Elephant Smart Business has uncovered the most common excuses employees use for being late to clock in.

13th March, 2014
28 per cent blame traffic for arriving after their start-time.

Ever wonder if your excuse for being late to work is too generic?

A new survey from Irish software company Elephant Smart Business, has uncovered the top five reasons people give their bosses for clocking in to work late.

According to the findings, “I’m stuck in traffic” is the most common excuse, with 28 per cent blaming traffic-related nightmares for their lateness.

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