Occupational Health & Wellbeing

Eight in 10 doctors at risk of ‘burnout’

Eight in 10 doctors are at high or very high risk of “burnout”, driven mostly by exhaustion rather than feeling...

Need-to-know wellbeing insights for 2019

PROMOTED CONTENT |Health and wellbeing is a key focus for many organisations in 2019. And rightly so. According ...

Royal Opera House loses appeal against musician’s hearing loss ruling

The Royal Opera House has lost an appeal against a landmark ruling which found it liable for a musician’s severe...

Wellbeing interventions have minimal effect on long-term health and cost

Wellness programmes do little to improve overall health or reduce costs, but could help employees become more active or lose...

Older workers wait 54 days before seeking mental health advice

Despite two-thirds of over-55s experiencing symptoms of mental ill health, workers in this age group are most likely to delay...

Understaffing increases work-related stress, survey finds

Colleagues, especially a lack of them or if they’re not pulling their weight, are the biggest causes of work-related stress,...

Majority of absence and presenteeism could be addressed by ‘targeted’ employer support

Three-quarters of ill health-related presenteeism and absence in 2018 came from factors that employers could have influenced or addressed, according...

Organisations should improve support for bereaved staff, research suggests

Bereaved employees could struggle to cope with stressful and demanding work after they return to work if appropriate support is...

Hot desking affects wellbeing for eight in 10 office workers

Eight in 10 office workers claim workplace seating arrangements – including hot desking – have a negative effect on their...

Why health and wellbeing benefits could help keep staff post-Brexit

Whatever happens long-term with Brexit, employers are already facing an increasingly challenging recruitment and retention environment as more EU citizens...

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