As average employee absence falls by almost a day, levels of presenteeism, stress and mental health problems in the workplace rise, finds CIPD/Simplyhealth Absence survey
Over the years, WellKom has developed the tools to help organisations calculate the monetary value of reduction in such areas as absence levels and presenteeism and the benefits of an increase in the ratio of Brand Ambassadors to an organisation. If you would like us to calculate this for you,...
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SMEs say staff stress
Enjoy the sun
Getting out in the sun and eating foods rich in vitamin D could reduce the chance of having a stroke, according to research.
UK SICK DAYS
People are calling in sick less often, with the average Briton taking less than a week off per year, the Office for National Statistics revealed yesterday.
Spice of life
Scientists are to test curcumin on patients to see if it can help fight bowel cancer. The curry ingredient is to be tested on patients to see if it can help fight bowel cancer.
Walking for Depression
Depression is a common disorder worldwide. Most patients are treated within primary care and antidepressant treatment is not recommended for people with mild depression. Physical activity has been shown to alleviate depression but it is not known whether the less vigorous activity of walking – a potentially widely acceptable...
Health & Safety
At a recent Police Federation Health and Safety Conference, The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) revealed that during the construction phase of the project to build the Olympic Stadium and Village, it introduced subsidised bowls of porridge to its workforce to give them a healthy start to the day.
The aim of an employee wellness agenda is to help people live well, work well and achieve more. Increasingly, employee Personal Wellness Management is being looked at as part of the strategic workforce management agenda. However, there remains a gap between the aspiration of the goal to maximise employee wellness...
In a recent article. Sunday Times published the 100 Best Companies to work for. It is the 12th annual publication of Britain’s most dynamic and engaging workplaces. It is relatively easy to provide a great working environment when times are good, but with the economic climate the...