Over half of UK workers open to wearing company-paid fitness device

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The workplace could be the best place for the mass adoption of health tech in the UK helping to improve and maintain employees' health through company wellness programmes - if only workers got more support from their employers, research has found.

The third annual AXA PPP Health Tech & You State of the Nation survey found that 57% of the British workforce surveyed would be open to wearing a company paid-for fitness band or similar device during working hours to help monitor their health and wellbeing. However, employees said they would only participate as long as this was supplied to them free of charge by their employer. This figure increases to nearly two-thirds (63%), if employers offer workers the device and a financial bonus for...

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