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.
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.
Help employees avoid unnecessary stresses and strains of travel, with a little planning and organisation.
As fitness seems to be high on the agenda for many companies, we ask can a fit workforce be good for business?
Whether you or your employees are travelling abroad for business or pleasure, it pays to stay healthy while you're travelling.
10 practical ways for you and your employees to get more exercise.
With around a quarter of adults in England classed as obese, employers need to understand this issue now more than ever.
VDU usage could be affecting your employees' health in many ways, some are not so glaringly obvious.
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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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