Wellbeing and health promotion

Six in 10 employees experience workplace stress

Almost six in 10 employees (59%) feel stressed because of their work, with those in finance, Government and healthcare under...

Occupational health research round-up: February 2018

1 Feb 2018

This month’s crop of occupational health research papers includes a study showing that a quarter of UK workers would not...

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Nudge theory, gamification and e-assessments: the future of employee wellbeing technology?

1 Feb 2018

Employee wellbeing technology is increasingly being used to promote more healthy behaviour. In the third part of our in-depth guide...

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Employers offering health and wellbeing benefits on the rise

30 Jan 2018

The number of organisations with a designated fund for health and wellbeing benefits has risen by a quarter, following a...

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The case for linking employee wellbeing and productivity

27 Jan 2018

The UK’s productivity still lags behind that of other countries, but employers are failing to see the link between employee...

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Sleep problems

Supporting employees with sleep problems: the evidence base

24 Jan 2018

As evidence grows on sleep problems among employees, Dr Paul J Nicholson examines the research to find how best employers...

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The emerging role of digital in employee health & wellbeing strategies

21 Jan 2018

PROMOTED| Digital tools are transforming the private healthcare market. Healthcare providers who have embraced this technology shift are moving towards a customer-centred model of care.

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Toolkit aims to help employers tackle sleep deprivation

19 Jan 2018

Business in the Community and Public Health England have launched a toolkit to help employers reduce the risk of sleep...

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Staff lose 30 days a year due to sickness absence and ‘presenteeism’

15 Jan 2018

Employees lose an average of 30.4 working days a year due to sickness absence and underperformance at work due to...

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Hospital bans sugary food and drinks to reduce staff obesity

9 Jan 2018

A hospital in Manchester has banned the sale of sugary food and drinks from its restaurant in a bid to...

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Wellbeing technology in the workplace: implantable sensors

Wellbeing technology in the workplace: trending now and in future 

4 Jan 2018

In part two of a major guide, Stephen Haynes looks at emerging wellbeing technology in the workplace that has the...

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Employers see link between workplace health and performance

4 Jan 2018

Employers are almost unanimous in seeing a direct correlation between workplace health and performance, a study by benefits provider Aon...

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Public Health England urges bowel cancer screening for over-60s

4 Jan 2018

Public Health England (PHE) has called on all men and women aged over 60 to ensure they are screened for...

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wellbeing technology in the workplace

Wellbeing technology in the workplace: a guide

30 Nov 2017

In the first part of a new major series on wellbeing technology in the workplace, Stephen Haynes outlines the range...

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older workers and heat stress

Older workers and heat stress: challenges of working in a hot environment

30 Nov 2017

The number of older people in the workforce is increasing and with it the risks related to older workers and...

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