Over a third (36%) of employees in the UK start the week on Monday morning feeling tired despite the weekend break, with high levels of depression, stress and anxiety.
A national physiotherapy network aimed at insurers, solicitors, employers and occupational health professionals has been launched to maximise clinical outcomes for injured parties.
Employers need advice on prevention of mental health issues to sit alongside group cover, a group risk industry body said at an Association of British Insurer (ABI) briefing this morning.
Benefits packages and employee assistance programmes will be crucial given the reported lack of HR workplace guidance, Canada Life has warned.
Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg and care services minister Paul Burstow have called on upon employers to take steps to improve the mental health of their staff and to treat it the same as other health problems.
Aria Assistance, formed after the management buyout of Europ Assistance UK & Ireland, is fulfilling its commitment to providing occupational health services with the acquisition of Premier Occupational Healthcare (POHC).