30 April 2019
Roundup of best HR technology by HR Tech Outlook places Empactis as a top UK workforce solution provider for our employee health platform
01 November 2018
15 October 2018
Manchester’s Central Convention Centre hosted the Annual NHS Providers conference recently. Andy Burnham, the Mayor of Greater Manchester gave a powerful speech describing the transformation in health and social care being aspired to in the Greater Manchester model.
01 May 2018
This one-day training seminar was held in central London on 23rd April with 19 delegates attending and a waiting list for a second event (which will be held in May)! The audience was mainly Occupational Health professionals, but a good mix of clinicians, managers and service commissioners.
15 February 2018
Past experience, as Health & Safety Director for a large corporate business, taught me to be wary of the Court’s power to impose large fines when poor legal compliance puts employees at risk of harm. Whilst the legal framework is the same, however, significant fines for endangering health have been less common than for safety failures. But in recent years HSE has been more active in reviewing and taking enforcement action for poor health surveillance provision.
21 August 2017
I was interested to see the data reported in the recent EEF report “Employee Health: making industrial strategy work for Britain”. Despite 77% of 264 manufacturing organisations surveyed being aware of the Fit for Work Service, less than half (46%) would consider using it and nearly a quarter actively said they would not use it! For a free to use service that is quite telling!
23 January 2017
Dr Steve Boorman, the Director of Employee Health at Empactis is a founder member of the National Forum for Health and Wellbeing at work along with HR directors and Chief Medical Officers from another 20 leading global companies and major public sector bodies including; NHS England, BT, Rolls Royce, John Lewis, Serco, Public Health England, Tesco and Marks & Spencer’s.
13 January 2017
It’s a sad time of year! No really December January and February see the peak for a seasonal type of depression known as SAD or seasonal affective disorder – although the symptoms often begin in Autumn as days start to get shorter.
14 December 2016
Dame Carol Black’s latest independent review for the Government concludes that one in three people claiming benefits because they are too sick to work have conditions which are linked to obesity.
01 November 2016
EFFECTIVELY MANAGE THE HEALTH, ABSENCE AND ENGAGEMENT OF YOUR EMPLOYEESGET IN TOUCH