The gap between the amount of alcohol consumed by men and women has all but now closed, research has suggested.
Employers would be wise to be clear on drinking cultures
Stress tops the agenda again – new figures show it’s hitting UK employers harder than ever (News Release: 02-Nov)
'Workplace Wellbeing' is the key theme for today’s National Stress Awareness Day, which arrives just as stress is identified as the leading cause of long term sickness absence in the CIPD's annual absence survey published yesterday.
New Sickness Absence Management handbook available for employers
Trident Medical Services (TMS) has today launched a new Sickness Absence Management guide with up-to-date advice, statistics and case examples on how to manage staff absence due to sickness.
Being an “everyday athlete” doesn’t mean having to be as good as an Olympian
As we bask in the glow of the record medal haul by Team GB at the Rio Olympics, research has suggested that, just by promoting a few small lifestyle changes, employers can play an important role in encouraging people to become “everyday athletes”.
Our Paralympians may be inspiring, but working with a disability is anything but easy
We may marvel at the prowess and skills of our Paralympic champions in Rio, yet for many people with disabilities or health issues, the biggest challenge is just managing to hold down and stay in employment.
Employers need to think carefully how they manage e-cigarettes in the workplace
This month (October) is “Stoptober”, when many employees will turn to e-cigarettes as a way to help them quit. But whether or not to allow “vaping” in the workplace can be a tricky issue for employers.
‘Wearables’ can help health and wellbeing, but employers must tread carefully
Wearable technologies such as FitBit can help to promote health and wellbeing and more active lifestyles, but employers should be wary about giving them out as a workplace “perk”.
Nearly half of UK adults live, and work, with chronic pain
Almost half of adults in the UK, some 28 million people, live with chronic pain, researchers have argued. But what is it that makes some people carrying on struggling into work against the odds, and others quickly to decide it is all too much?
Is government’s childhood obesity plan just storing up problems for the workplace?
The government’s latest plan for tackling childhood obesity have been roundly criticised by health experts as pulling its punches and not going far enough. So will employers be clearing up the mess in years to come?
Unique ‘one-stop’ resource on workplace health joins in [NEWS RELEASE 5 JUL]
- 4-10 July is national ‘Health Information Week’ (#hiw2016). This year, newly launched initiative, the Better Health at Work Alliance (BHWA), throws itself into the mix.
- The enterprise has received immediate support and recognition from peers and employers alike.
The gap between the amount of alcohol consumed by men and women has...
'Workplace Wellbeing' is the key theme for today’s National Stress...
Trident Medical Services (TMS) has today launched a new Sickness Absence...