World Menopause Day
18th October 2019
Friday October 18 is World Menopause Day, and employers can play their part by revisiting how effectively they are supporting the health and wellbeing needs of older women in the workplace. Employee health and wellbeing – supporting women’s health in a . . .
Bupa to Partner with Optima Health for Occupational Health Services
11th October 2019
Bupa has announced an upcoming partnership with Optima Health in order to bolster its occupational health services for corporate clients. Set to begin in early 2020, the collaboration will give customers greater flexibility with the partnership offering customer access to a . . .
World Mental Health Day
10th October 2019
Today is World Mental Health Day, an opportunity for employers to step back and reflect on how they are doing in terms of supporting workers struggling with anxiety, stress, mental ill health and a lack of emotional wellbeing. Employee health and . . .
Back Care Awareness Week
7th October 2019
It is estimated that some eight million UK adults suffer from chronic back pain, costing the economy around £10bn year. Back Care Awareness Week (October 7-11) is an opportunity for employers to reflect on how they can better support the health . . .
Know Your Numbers Week
12th September 2019
High blood pressure is called the “silent killer” as, despite often being symptomless, it can lead to heart attacks and strokes. As our workforce ages and is increasingly sedentary and overweight, it is becoming a growing workplace health and wellbeing issue . . .
World Suicide Prevention Day
10th September 2019
With World Suicide Day this month and World Mental Health Day next month both have a focus on suicide prevention. The role therefore that employers can play in helping to prevent the tragedy of suicide as well as supporting colleagues, friends . . .
Migraine Awareness Week
4th September 2019
As our working population ages, employers will need to manage and support more workers with neurological health conditions such as migraine, Alzheimer’s disease and multiple sclerosis, research has suggested. This makes this month’s Migraine Awareness Week a great starting point for . . .
“I am Team GB”
21st August 2019
We’re just a year away from the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, and so “I am Team GB” this month is a great health and wellbeing opportunity for employers to channel the Olympic spirit – and the legacy of London 2012 . . .
Cycle to Work Day
8th August 2019
This month will see Cycle to Work Day taking place, billed as “the UK’s biggest cycle commuting event”. From a health and wellbeing perspective it is a great way to promote more active commuting and to reflect how, as an employer, . . .
World Breastfeeding Week
6th August 2019
Returning to work after having had a baby is always going to be challenging emotionally and physically. But with World Breastfeeding Week taking place this month, it is an opportune moment for employers to revisit the health and wellbeing support they . . .