As the COVID-19 crisis hit in March 2020 many initially commented that it didn?t discriminate. Not in recent years has the nation collectively experienced the challenges to mental wellbeing brought about by the current pandemic. New research reveals insights on how events have impacted the UK workforce.
Human Resources and Employment Lawyer, Sarah Calderwood explains the rules when it comes to employers asking staff to get the Covid-19 vaccine.
Here are five ways you can support the mental health and general wellbeing of staff as we head into greyer skies in the winter months.
Sickness among the working population costs the UK economy ?100 billion a year. But companies taking a proactive approach will be best placed to reduce health risks and potential losses in productivity and company turnover.
With 27 April marking On Your Feet Day, an annual event that encourages employees to sit less and stand more, Real Business hears from five executives who?ve ?taken a stand? against excessive sitting and fostered a culture of movement in their organisations.
Workplaces are becoming increasingly gruelling environments, and employees need food that will nourish throughout the day in order to keep up both productivity and energy levels.
To mark World Sleep Day on 16 March, Real Business looks at how lack of sleep physically impacts our health, makes us less productive and is costly to the wider economy.
What’s the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning? Do you pick up your phone to check social media, the latest news and weather, or are you straight into work-mode?
With local councils gaining powers over business rates and public health spending, Steve Boorman at Empactis explores the likely knock-on effects for businesses and how bosses can best benefit from the change.
Taylor Swift has insured her legs for millions of pounds, but our bricklayers and electricians think they are worth almost as much.
A study from iconic furniture manufacturer Herman Miller shows the number of injuries we do to ourselves in the UK just by choosing to work later and longer.
Companies could soon be faced with having to buy specialist office furniture for overweight members of staff if a European court case rules that obesity-related problems qualify as a disability issue.