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Majority of staff with ‘minor’ illnesses don’t take a sick day

Nine in 10 employees continue to work even when they are suffering from a “minor” illness, with many feeling their...

CIPD and Mind publish mental health guidance for managers

The CIPD and mental health charity Mind have published an updated mental health guide for managers, which it is hoped...

Drivers working in gig economy not provided with safety training

A study into drivers working as part of the “gig economy” has highlighted the importance of businesses treating the management...

Call for health screening to be introduced for Grenfell Tower emergency workers

The coroner leading the Grenfell Tower fire inquest has urged the NHS to set up a long-term screening programme for...

New voice for nurses as Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing is set to launch

Next month (October) sees the launch of the new Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing, the membership organisation that, it is...

Just one in 10 will smoke in 2023, predicts PHE

Public Health England (PHE) has estimated that only one in 10 people will smoke in five years’ time, as the...

Employee assistance calls for mental health issues rise by nearly a third

Calls made to employee assistance programmes (EAPs) by workers seeking help for a mental health issue have risen by almost...

Younger staff want employers to put more emphasis on health and wellbeing

Six in 10 younger workers think their current working conditions have an adverse effect on their health and wellbeing, highlighting...

Three in 10 employees experienced an accident or mistake because of tiredness

Almost half (46%) of employees regularly turn up to their jobs feeling too tired to work, making them more prone...

NHS set to get tough on flu vaccination of frontline staff

Frontline NHS staff who refuse to have the flu vaccination this winter may be redeployed in order to protect patient...

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