Occupational Health & Wellbeing

Half of office workers’ health ‘impaired’ by their job

More than half (53%) of office workers believe their health is impaired by their workplace, with many not getting enough...

Mental health first aid guide encourages employers to set boundaries

Training provider Mental Health First Aid England has produced guidance to help employers introduce mental health first aiders into their...

Adjustment grants for workers with disabilities to increase

Workers with disabilities will be able to claim up to £60,000 per year to help pay for workplace adjustments when...

Two-thirds of men put off dealing with health problems until they are ‘severe’

British men continue to be in denial about their health, with nearly two-thirds admitting a problem would have to be...

Back and neck pain causes a third to take a sick day

A third (33%) of employees have taken at least one day off work due to back or neck pain in...

It’s time to talk about your employees’ mental health

PROMOTED CONTENT | This year’s Time to Talk Day is all about bringing people together to talk openly about mental health, whether that’s ...

Leading from the top – why boardroom buy-in is a must for effective wellbeing programmes

Employers are increasingly recognising the value of implementing proactive wellbeing programmes. But if you are really serious about success, there...

‘We are differently abled, not necessarily disabled’

Angus Baskerville was diagnosed with Asperger’s and ADHD at the age of 15. He told the audience at last year’s...

Small adjustments in the workplace can help employees with autism.

Making the invisible visible – supporting neurodiversity in the workplace

Neurodiversity in the workplace – workers with autism, Asperger’s, dyslexia and other “invisible” neurological disabilities – was the subject of...

CPD: Minimising exposure to hand-arm vibration

Effective health surveillance and risk assessment and management are key to preventing and mitigating hand-arm vibration. But occupational health also...

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