Vicki Leslie, Client Relationship Manager at ECIS, discusses the role that a little healthy competition can play to ensure a healthy workforce.
According to the latest figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) 137.3 million working days were lost due to sickness or injury in the UK last year, which is the equivalent of 4.3 days per worker. Although this is one of the lowest rates on record it demonstrates just how largescale the problem of workplace absence is and the impact this has on business productivity. In sectors such as construction where skills are in short supply and the workforce is aging, reducing injury...
Will introduce a cap on cost of care
Plans to make greater use of 'deferred payments' to claw back social care costs from the value of the sale of a family home could fail unless the existing 'deferred payments' system is improve, Royal London has warned.
Defaqto has added pre-paid funeral plans to its Star Ratings
Q1 2017 saw a 12.9% increase in calls to the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for Canada Life's Group Income Protection (GIP) customers compared with Q1 2016.