Tags: Lifestyle

One in ten Brits commuting for over three hours a day

New research from Monster.co.uk has revealed that nearly one in ten Brits (9%) commute for over three hours a day, with over a third (34%) commuting for over an hour. The news follows recent research from Waze, the traffic app, which found that Londoners endure the third longest commute (41 minutes) in comparison with 19 of the world’s biggest cities.

Saracens and Sanlam Private Investments launch fitness guide for office workers

British office workers spend the equivalent of five years of their lives sat at their desk without getting up according to new research. That equates to nearly five hours a day sitting at a desk without moving, which is almost 24 continuous hours a week and around 45 days a year. The independent research among…

UK workers’ unhealthy lifestyles a ‘ticking time bomb’ research finds

British employees are shortening their lives by more than four years due to unhealthy lifestyle choices, new research by health insurer PruHealth and consultancy Mercer has found. The inaugural Britain’s Healthiest Company Report, the biggest study of employee health in the UK, found 86% of British workers have a health age of 4.1 years older…

Royal parks foundation launches corporate challenge element in half marathon event

With UK businesses losing £17 billion1 last year through staff absence, many employers are seeking ways to improve employee engagement to reduce the financial burden unauthorised absences create. Recent studies have suggested that companies promoting exercise and a healthier lifestyle are likely to benefit from reduced absenteeism in the workplace, so the Royal Parks Foundation,…