Mental health is one of the top three reasons for employee absence (13%), after musculoskeletal conditions (48%) and general sickness, colds and bugs (15%); according to analysis of sick pay data from ECIS.
COVER magazine is hosting a live webinar titled Improving health and wellbeing in the workplace in association with Bupa on the 10th of May 2017.
Vitality has extended its partnership with Olympic gold medallist Jessica Ennis-Hill for another three years.
UK employees are not doing enough to improve their health and wellbeing, with 20% of men and 15% of women not getting their "five-a-day."
Employee benefits consultancy Portus Consulting has introduced FitBit fitness devices for all staff in a bid to improve employee engagement and corporate wellness.
Simplyhealth has teamed up with YouGov to launch a new quarterly report to track the ‘broadest picture yet' of UK health and wellbeing.
Over a third (35%) of those whose work is mainly or solely office based spend less than an hour on physical exercise a week, with 9% doing none, a survey by Age UK and Bupa has found.
Gavin Shay, head of partnership development at AXA PPP healthcare, looks at how advisers feel about the current state of the PMI market.
Nick Jeal, head of corporate marketing at AXA PPP healthcare gives a snapshot of health and wellbeing concerns for people and businesses in this informative presentation filmed at a recent COVER adviser clinic.
AXA PPP healthcare's head of musculoskeletal services, Jan Vickery, has been elected to the board of directors of the Council for Work & Health.
As private medical insurers announce high-profile consolidations, Fiona Murphy looks at whether this restricts choice or offers a better deal for advisers and consumers.
Health Assured, part of Peninsula Business Services Group, has acquired Capita's employee assistance programme business, formerly called First Assist.
VSP Global has announced the development of a prototype combining health-tracking technology into the frames of a pair of glasses.
More than 1,500 employees returned to work following rehabilitation from group risk benefits, according to trade body Group Risk Development (Grid).
A fifth of employers want the next government to do more to support staff wellbeing, research from Group Risk Development (GRiD) has found.
The threshold for employers to foresee stress related illnesses in the workplace has been judged as a very high one.
The Health Insurance Group has found that of 50,000 health MOTs in the workplace last year 17% of the UK workforce had a BMI greater than 30 - defined as ‘clinically obese' by the World Health Organisation.
Vitality has announced it will sponsor Sky Sports' dedicated channel for the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.
Bupa is launching a wellbeing app that lets employers support and encourage the entire workforce to improve their health.
The latest ad campaign for Vitality has been launched with a Dachshund voiced by comedian Ade Edmonson to star alongside athletes Jonny Wilkinson and Jessica Ennis-Hill.
Vitality has been announced as the new 'Official Wellness Partner' of the Welsh Rugby Union as part of a health partnership for the next two years.
VitalityHealth has introduced a 'VitalityGP' service allowing customers access to a GP consultation via online diagnosis.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has confirmed it has selected MAXIMUS to replace Atos Healthcare as the provider of health related assessments including Work Capability Assessments (WCAs) for people off work through illness, disability or injury....
Among British small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) 23% do not have an absence management system in place, research from Jelf Employee Benefits has found.