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Wellbeing in manufacturing: a proactive approach

If you run a manufacturing business, you may know how physically demanding working in the industry can be. It may come as no surprise that musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are the single top cause of work-related ill health in the sector.However, did you know stress is another major issue, accounting for 28% of work-related ill health?

Knowing the issues and what to do about them are two different things. The good news is the power to reduce the impact of these conditions is in your hands. Taking proactive measures to care for staff wellbeing, both physical and emotional, can help cut absences and build a happy, productive team.

Protecting your team

In a small- to medium-sized manufacturing business, looking after the wellbeing of every staff member helps promote a functional team and high productivity levels. Repeated or extended absences due to health issues may have a negative detriment not only to your business, but to the welfare and morale of your team. For the 2.7 million manufacturing sector employees who work in the UK, this indicates a total sick pay cost of £600 million for the sector.

 





Bupa cares

You don’t have to deal with the worrying issue of employee wellbeing alone. Bupa’s extensive team of medical professionals are here to help, with services that approach wellbeing from every angle.

 

How can Bupa support your team? Get a Bupa guide price in minutes to find out more

 

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Q2 Terms and conditions

1. This offer is available to UK registered corporate entities who purchase a new Bupa Select Company PMI policy directly through Bupa for their small or medium sized business (“SME”). The offer only applies to new SME Clients, including those switching from an alternative company health insurance provider, and is not available for existing Bupa SME Clients or available on any other Bupa products or services.
2. The offer is not available to SME Clients purchasing a Bupa Select policy via an intermediary and is only available to SME Clients purchasing a Select Company PMI policy to cover between 2 and 249 employees.
3. This offer is only available for new or switching SME Clients for whom a quote is provided between 1st April 2019 and 31st May 2019 inclusive. Quotes are valid for 28 days and the policy must start between 1st April 2019 and 31st May 2019 inclusive. Bupa’s standard Terms of Business and Bupa Select Policy Terms & Conditions will apply.
4. Eligible SME Clients will receive access to Bupa’s Healthy Minds Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for up to 12 months, commencing on the SME Client’s policy start date and will be available during this period subject to the Bupa Select Company PMI policy being active. There is no option to upgrade or otherwise change this offer. Please note this offer will not be applied in subsequent years. If you wish to continue to have access to Healthy Minds EAP for your employees after this initial 12 months, you must request this at renewal of your Select Company PMI policy and pay any applicable fees and charges.
5. All employees (including any new joiners) will be eligible to access Healthy Minds EAP during the 12-month period as long as they are covered by your select Company PMI policy. Employees who leave or otherwise stop being covered by the policy will not be eligible to access our Healthy Minds EAP service.
6. Bupa reserves the right to cancel, suspend, amend or withdraw the promotion at any point without prior notice where it becomes necessary to do so.
7. The offer is non-exchangeable, non-transferable, has no cash value/alternative and cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotions or offers.
8. Bupa will use any personal information in accordance with its privacy notice which can be found at bupa.co.uk/privacy
9. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Bupa and its group companies shall not be liable to the SME Client or any of its employees/policy members for any claims, damages or any other losses whatsoever under or in connection with the operation of this promotion.
10. These Terms & Conditions shall be governed by English law and the parties submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

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