Sedentary employees 'failing to meet' NHS guidelines

Westfield Health Wellbeing Index report finds

Adam Saville
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Sedentary employees 'failing to meet' NHS guidelines

Almost 70% of employers believe it’s an employer’s responsibility to support physical wellbeing

Employees are being held back by a ‘lack of awareness' around the health risks of a sedentary lifestyle, the CEO of Westfield Health has warned following the latest results from its Wellbeing Index. The wellbeing provider has revealed that a survey of 2000 UK adults and 250 HR professionals showed that 84% of Brits are failing to achieve the amount of physical activity recommended by the NHS, with more than a quarter (26%) spending nine hours or more sitting down. The index also indicated that...

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