Occupational Health

Dance Legend Darcey Bussell to lead National Fitness Day mass workout

Strictly Come Dancing star Darcey Bussell will lead a mass-workout in Central London to kick-start National Fitness Day on 27th September. The legendary ballerina will be joined at Paddington Recreation Ground by hundreds of participants for a 7:30am dance fitness session called ‘Wake up and Work out’, based on her DDMIX training concept. Darcey will […]

ZCube announces the second edition of Open Accelerator: an international call for ideas for life sciences startups

Press release uploaded by on 19 June 2017

ZCube, Research Venture of the pharmaceutical group Zambon, launches the second edition of Open Accelerator, a fast track acceleration program for life science start-up projects. Open Accelerator is a 12-steps program providing training to international researchers, scientists and aspiring entrepreneurs that, following a selection process, could receive seed investment of up to €100.000 per project. […]

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BHSF Occupational Health launches new Adviceline

Press release uploaded by on 14 June 2017

BHSF Occupational Health has launched its OH Adviceline, a new telephone advice service which aims to support employers on a wide-range of employee occupational health issues. Backed by BHSF’s nationwide occupational health network, the new OH Adviceline offers employers access to qualified occupational health advisers, providing instant access to expert advice at the point of […]

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EAP call surge for Canada Life GIP clients

Press release uploaded by on 24 May 2017

24 May 2017: Q1 2017 saw a 12.9% increase in calls to the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for Canada Life’s Group Income Protection (GIP) customers compared with Q1 2016. Calls to the service, provided by AXA PPP healthcare, in Q1 2017 were also 3.7% up on those taken in the fourth quarter of 2016. In […]

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ukactive partner with AXA PPP on workplace activity for expanded National Fitness Day 2017

Press release uploaded by on 23 May 2017

ukactive partner with Argos and AXA PPP for expanded National Fitness Day 2017 ukactive has today (19th May) kicked off the countdown to National Fitness Day 2017 with the launch of a major new consumer social media campaign and renewed focus on taking activity into schools, workplaces and high streets as part of the event’s […]

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AXA PPP healthcare extends agreement with Doctor Care Anywhere with new three-year deal to enhance the service it provides through its virtual GP offer – Doctor@Hand

Press release uploaded by on 23 March 2017

One of AXA PPP healthcare’s most successful value added services, Doctor@Hand offers members convenient access to UK qualified and registered private GPs 365 days a year, anywhere in the world AXA PPP healthcare has extended its agreement with Doctor Care Anywhere with a new three-year deal to enhance the service it provides through its virtual […]

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Specsavers launches new JCB safety eyewear range

Press release uploaded by on 15 March 2017

In a significant industry move, Specsavers Corporate Eyecare is delighted to today announce the launch of its new range of JCB prescription safety eyewear. With both companies being globally recognised, and family owned, it is a fitting partnership. JCB’s brand is synonymous with quality, safety and durability; and these attributes are reflected in Specsavers Corporate […]

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Group risk products could be better deployed to support mental health in the building and construction industry, says GRiD

Press release uploaded by on 14 March 2017

Tragically, people are far more likely to die by suicide in the construction industry* than from falls. At a time when the sector needs as much support as possible for the mental health of their staff, Group Risk Development (GRiD) – the industry body for the group risk industry – wants to remind employers that […]

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Cost of Absence to UK Economy Rises to £18 Billion

Press release uploaded by on 9 March 2017

A new report shows that workplace absence is costing the UK economy £18bn in lost productivity. This is part of an increasing trend that has seen workplace absence increase year-on-year since 2011 – having previously been on a downward trend since 1993. As a result, the report predicts that the cost of absence will increase […]

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Employee sleep deprivation isn’t being tackled by employers, says RedArc

Press release uploaded by on 7 March 2017

• March is National Bed Month • Number of organisations including ‘sleep’ within their wellbeing strategy set to rise Forward-thinking employers are treating employees that suffer from sleep deprivation in the same way they would an employee with an illness, according to RedArc Nurses ahead of The Sleep Council’s National Bed Month in March. RedArc […]

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