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Minor illnesses such as colds, headaches and stomach upsets might not sound very dramatic, but as the UK’s number one cause of short-term absence among manual and non-manual workers^, they could be having a major impact on your company’s profitability.

While we can’t help you get rid of them completely, we can offer information that could reduce their levels of incidence – helping to keep your employees fitter, healthier, on the ball and in work.

Obesity:
a business issue

It costs the economy more than £2 billion a year+. We find out how a new
approach to obesity can get staff, and your organisation, into shape.

Travel health -
Pre-travel advice

Help employees avoid unnecessary stresses and strains of travel, with a little planning and organisation.

Is fitness working out for your business?

As fitness seems to be high on the agenda for many companies, we ask can a fit workforce be good for business?

Travel health - Staying healthy while travelling

Whether you or your employees are travelling abroad for business or pleasure, it pays to stay healthy while you're travelling.

10 ways to get more exercise

10 practical ways for you and your employees to get more exercise.

Tackling obesity in the workplace

With around a quarter of adults in England classed as obese, employers need to understand this issue now more than ever.

A closer look at VDUs

VDU usage could be affecting your employees' health in many ways, some are not so glaringly obvious.

Five ways to keep healthy in your workplace

Five ways to keep healthy bodies in your workplace.

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    ^Absence Management Annual Survey report 2010. CIPD. Date accessed 5 Septemebr 2011.

    +(http://www.mrc.ac.uk/Achievementsimpact/Storiesofimpact/Obesity/index.htm) Accessed 9 September 2011.

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