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Ill health is costing Britain around £100 billion each year, according to the findings of a new report. Conducted by Dame Carol Black, the Working for a Healthier Tomorrow review recommends that, in order to reduce this hefty toll, urgent and comprehensive reforms concerning health and work need to be instituted. She stated: "For most…

The Trades Union Congress has spoken out in praise of the publication of a work, health and well-being report conducted by Dame Carol Black. Responding to the suggestions made in the document, the congress stated it agrees that more needs to be done to encourage people on long-term benefits back into the labour market. "In…

Businesses should not prevent their staff from accessing social networking sites such as Facebook and Bebo, according to new research. A study conducted by the Gartner Group has recommended that employers embrace these internet tools as a means of encouraging creativity and on-the-job collaboration. Commenting on Gartner’s findings, David Lavenda, vice president of marketing and…