Wellbeing

Poll highlights misunderstanding about cancer survival rates

The majority of people think that cancer patients cannot live for years after their diagnosis, research has found.
According to...

Swathes of women taking long-term leave for female health symptoms

5 Dec 2019

Around half of working-age women have had to take long-term absence at some point during their working life, while 15%...

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And The Winner Is… The Investors in People Awards 2019!

5 Dec 2019

PROMOTED | Over 750 guests donned their best ball gowns and tuxedos for The Investors in People Awards 2019...

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Terrorism witnesses need psychological help sooner, study finds

4 Dec 2019

People affected by terrorist attacks need to access to more immediate psychological help, research has recommended.
A study into the...

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Few employees using mental health and wellbeing benefits

3 Dec 2019

Almost half (49%) of employers agree that poor mental health is the biggest health and wellbeing challenge they are facing,...

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Top 10 HR questions November 2019: IR35, Christmas parties and PILON

3 Dec 2019

Pending a review announced by chancellor Sajid Javid, reforms to the IR35 rules are due to be extended to the...

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Healthcare demand drops 25% when social prescribing is used

2 Dec 2019

Feeling that you belong to or are part of a group can lead to a 25% reduction in the use...

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Employers ‘not providing facilities that enable physical activity’

2 Dec 2019

Eight in 10 (84%) workers are failing to achieve the minimum amount of physical activity recommended by the NHS, while...

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PwC cracks down on office drinking

2 Dec 2019

Consulting firm PwC has introduced new rules around when and where employees can drink alcohol in the office.
Under the...

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Department store criticised for period badges

29 Nov 2019

A department store in Japan has said it is reviewing a policy where its staff could wear badges indicating whether...

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Two-fifths of workers would fake a sick day

21 Nov 2019

Two in five adults would fake a ‘sickie’ if they wanted a day off work, according to a Com Res...

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Graduates take on second jobs to meet living costs

20 Nov 2019

Recent university graduates are having to take on second jobs in order to pay their rent and cope with rising...

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Lack of toilet access ‘risks transport workers’ health’

19 Nov 2019

Lorry and bus drivers are routinely unable to access toilets when they need to, which is potentially causing them health...

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‘Commit to mental health first aid in party manifestos’, politicians urged

19 Nov 2019

Politicians have been urged to commit to putting mental and physical first aid on an equal footing if they win...

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Six in 10 feel guilty about attending medical appointments in work hours

15 Nov 2019

Almost six in 10 (59%) workers have felt guilty about attending a medical appointment during working hours because of their...

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