Fit for Work

At the end of a long day at work, we can often feel drained and in need of a recharge. But we can also feel more than just exhaustion. Being at work takes its toll on even the fittest amongst us. Whether you spend long hours sitting hunched over a[…]
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Absenteeism and Presenteeism: What are they and what do they cost?

Managing skillsets within a team, dealing with budgets, walking a tightrope - many things in life require balance. The same goes for employee attendance. Importantly, it’s not only workplace absence that can have a negative impact on your business.[…]
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What to do if your employees are feeling ill at work

We all get ill sometimes. Unfortunately, this is simply a fact of life. No one likes feeling ill, and it is not uncommon for people to feel ill while at work. The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) recently surveyed 1,000[…]
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How To Recognise The Symptoms Of Work Related Stress

We’ve all had our stressful days at work. However, work related stress is much more than just a few bad days in the office. Work related stress occurs when the demands of a job exceed an employee’s ability to cope. It affects different people in[…]
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What Is RSI? And What Are The Symptoms?

RSI affects thousands of people in the UK every year. Considering how much time many of us will spend at a computer, or on a smartphone on a daily basis, the presence of RSI is only going to increase. However, what exactly is RSI, what causes it and[…]
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Six Small Changes To Keep You Healthy At Work

According to a report by the government Health and Safety Executive, the UK workforce lost 31.2 million workdays in 2017 due to ill health. Put into perspective, that’s around 85,000 years – or the amount of time that’s passed since the first humans[…]
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Sick Building Syndrome – Everything You Need To Know

Hands up if you’ve ever walked into a building only to hear someone exclaim that they’re “sick of the place”. Maybe it’s a principal’s office, or the local A&E department after yet another DIY inspired accident. Maybe (whisper it) it could even be[…]
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The Right, And Wrong, Ways To Call In Sick

Imagine you wake up in the morning and outside all you can hear is the perpetual “tap, tap, tap” of the great British drizzle (GBD). Even worse, as soon as you stand up, the black cloud of death washes over you. Dizziness, nausea and unfavourable[…]
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How To Implement A Workplace Health Programme

In the calculated world of business, every single detail matters. To borrow cycling’s favourite phrase, ‘marginal gains’ are the foundation for creating a winning formula. It’s the simple idea that a one or two percent increase across a number of[…]
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