Wellbeing and health promotion

national adult physical activity guidance

Is national adult physical activity guidance fit for all?

There is much evidence of the health benefits of national adult physical activity guidance, but more research is needed on...

Workplace health promotion

Does workplace health promotion work? A review of the evidence

2 Nov 2017

Questions raised about the quality of studies reporting return on investment from workplace health promotion initiatives make it worth examining...

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Managing employees with osteoarthritis in the workplace

2 Nov 2017

Occupational health advisers have an important role in managing osteoarthritis in the workplace. Ambra Pizzarelli and Professor Anne Harriss discuss...

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Maintain employee wellbeing to reduce absence

29 Oct 2017

PROMOTED| Our work and personal lives are merging increasingly in the modern world. Working 9–5 has become 24/7.

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Paul Farmer:"Every employer in the UK has a responsibility to support employees with mental health problems and promote the mental wellbeing of their entire workforce."

Mental health at work review calls for legal changes as thousands lose jobs

26 Oct 2017

A high-level review of mental health at work has found that 300,000 people lose their jobs every year due to...

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A positive approach to mental health in the workplace

5 Oct 2017

PROMOTED CONTENT | Reduce sickness absence, save costs and improve employee wellbeing...

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healthcare apps

How healthcare apps are revolutionising employee wellbeing

2 Oct 2017

An increasing range of healthcare apps are changing the way HR and occupational health manage employee wellbeing and sickness absence....

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sleep deprivation

How to prevent sleep deprivation in the workforce

2 Oct 2017

Sleep deprivation can affect employee wellbeing and productivity, as well as contribute to serious illness. Dr Nick Summerton looks at...

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physical activity at work

Workplace Challenge: boosting physical activity at work

1 Oct 2017

We spend so much time at work that it has become increasingly important that company culture supports, rather than hinders,...

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Long hours put workers at risk of irregular heartbeat

31 Aug 2017

A long-hours culture can put staff at greater risk of developing atrial fibrillation (AF), or an irregular heartbeat, research has...

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mental health issues at work

A framework for tackling mental health issues at work

30 Aug 2017

Evidence shows that mental health issues at work are a growing problem. Dr Nick Summerton sets out a suggested framework...

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Wellbeing @ Work Event

How happiness helped Boundless grow in leaps and bounds

29 Aug 2017

Teamwork and mindfulness at work helped rebrand membership club Boundless and transform its culture. CEO Carl Fillery, a speaker at...

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Employee health benefits

Employee health benefits are more than “bells and whistles” for insurance products

2 Aug 2017

Employee health benefits must be used to cut insurance costs and reduce the risk of ill health at work, argues...

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Health screening at work

How to ensure health screening at work reaches all staff

6 Jul 2017

Employers need to ensure wellbeing programmes and health screening at work are relevant to all employees, argues Lee Gruskin. The...

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Flexible working is among the most commonly used wellbeing benefits, along with line manager training, carer support, home working and occupational health.

Three in four firms have an employee wellbeing strategy

5 Jul 2017

Nearly three-quarters (71%) of UK companies say they now either have or are implementing a wellbeing strategy during 2017, research...

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