Tags: winter

20% of UK workers call in sick due to ‘winter blues’ or SAD

9.6 million work days are lost each year as a result of employees suffering from the ‘winter blues’ or Seasonal Affective Disorder, reveals new research from Epson. The survey of over 1,000 UK office workers, carried out by Opinium, finds that 20% of Brits admit to calling in sick because of the winter blues and,…

NHS puts preparations in place to deal with winter pressures

As the weather gets colder, it is important to remember the needs of friends, elderly relatives and neighbours who could be at risk the Department of Health warned today Official figures from the Office of National Statistics today demonstrate the deadly impact that cold weather can have, especially on older people during winter, last year,…