Tags: wellbeing programmes

UK sickness rates at record low

Over the past few years, we’ve seen a steady rise in the breadth and depth of health and wellbeing programmes in the workplace. Our attention is now not so ergonomic-centric, and instead many HR professionals are looking into how mental health affects our employees at work. But just how many days do we lose to employee absences per year?

NHS staff healthier thanks to workplace health programme

A workplace health programme for NHS workers, which encouraged NHS Wales staff to commit to two healthy lifestyle challenges, has succeeded in making some staff fitter and healthier. The NHS Champions for Health scheme was tested by 1,300 Welsh staff, and the campaign encouraged staff to commit to healthy lifestyle changes. Some of the changes…

UK’s first independent staff health and wellbeing programme launched specifically for small and medium sized companies

IBP and vielife will help organisations with 50-1000 employees increase productivity.   The UK’s first independent online staff health and wellbeing programme for small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) has been launched by Inspiring Business Performance (IBP) and vielife, to help organisations with 50-1000 employees keep better control of staff costs related to reduced productivity at…

Top tips to maximise workplace benefits in 2012

Making the most of every penny is going to be vital for people to make ends meet in 2012. Employers spend considerable sums on workplace benefits, which form an important but often overlooked part of people’s total remuneration. The Alexander Forbes Group has revealed five top tips to enable people to make the most of…