Wellbeing

Employers need to consider employee use of smartphones in their DSE policies

Research* conducted by Specsavers Corporate Eyecare has shown the extent of smartphone use in everyday working roles:  23% of employers said ALL their employees use smart phones as part of their working role  60% of employers said that at least half of their employees use smart phones as part of their working role […]

Mybenefitsatwork gets behind workplace wellbeing

Press release uploaded by on 14 September 2017

Online employee benefits communication portal responds to customer feedback and launches financial education module In response to customer feedback the online employee benefits communication portal, Mybenefitsatwork (www.mybenefitsatwork.co.uk), has launched a new financial education module. Mybenefitsatwork was originally created to help employers of all sizes communicate the employee benefits they offer in a friendly, accessible way, […]

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Monkey Puzzle Training Commended for Helping Organisations Better Understand Mental Health with Double Award Win

Press release uploaded by on 14 September 2017

In recent years, the number of cases of work related stress, anxiety and depression has risen considerably, with a total of 488,000 occurrences across the UK last year1. This led to a shocking total of 11.7 million working days being lost over 2016 due to such conditions, highlighting a real need for improve services to […]

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Innovative Physiotherapy Treatments Attract Overseas Patients to Leeds Clinic

Press release uploaded by on 12 September 2017

A Leeds-based physiotherapist is attracting clients from all over the world thanks to her innovative treatment techniques. Bachelor of Physiotherapy Shalini Sapru has been qualified for more than ten years and her growing reputation has attracted clients from overseas to Physio Med’s Leeds clinic. One patient was so impressed by the treatment she received from […]

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Eye health crisis set to deepen

Press release uploaded by on 12 September 2017

ONE in five people will live with sight loss in their lifetime despite at least half of all cases being avoidable , warns a new report published by charity Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and high street opticians Specsavers. The alarming new statistics show that every day 250 people start to lose their […]

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Reducing employers’ anxieties over tackling stress at work

Press release uploaded by on 12 September 2017

Following the news that nearly a third of GP fit notes are for psychiatric problems, Lorna Gemmell Employment Law and HR trainer at employment law, HR and health & safety specialists, Law At Work (LAW), reflects on the practical steps employers can take to manage stress in the workplace. Reducing employers’ anxieties over tackling stress […]

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New small business research from Specsavers and YouGov

Press release uploaded by on 5 September 2017

The rise and rise of DSE ….and what this means for small businesses The latest research from Specsavers Corporate Eyecare today reveals the extent of Display Screen Equipment (DSE) use in small businesses and the related concerns employers have regarding eyesight. Screen time The research was carried out on behalf of Specsavers Corporate Eyecare by […]

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Workers feeling the stress as new data reveals usage figures for employee assistance programmes

Press release uploaded by on 5 September 2017

The Health Insurance Group has warned that stress in the workplace is making many of us turn to employee assistance programmes (EAP) as new data from Health Assured revealed the EAP usage figures from a sample of 9 million UK employees. People employed within the media (17% utilisation), NHS (11%), retail (11%) and public sectors […]

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The Survey Initiative Supports This Kid Can

Press release uploaded by on 17 August 2017

Leading employee research provider, The Survey Initiative, is supporting not-for-profit organisation, ‘This Kid Can’, with the launch of a new anti-bullying programme for 3-16 year olds. This Kid Can offers a series of martial arts, kick boxing and gymnastics sessions for youngsters to gain a strong skill base, opportunity for social interaction and to develop […]

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61% of UK office workers think four-day week would improve productivity

Press release uploaded by on 9 August 2017

Productivity levels in offices across the UK have fallen dramatically, with a third of office workers admitting they are unproductive for at least ten hours every week, equivalent to one working week each month. The report, commissioned by office products firm Fellowes, found that nearly two-thirds of office workers think a four-day working week would […]

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