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
31 October 2016
In their formal review, commissioned by the Government’s Business Information and Skills Department, “Engaging for Success; enhancing performance through employee engagement” Professor David Macleod and Nita Clarke showed clearly that high performing, competitive businesses benefited from engaged employees. Their review concluded that employee health and wellbeing were inextricably linked to good engagement.
24 October 2016
A significant “Green Paper” is expected shortly reflecting recent joint working between the Department of Health and the Department of Work & Pensions to address the needs of the working age population.
21 September 2016
Empactis has been pleased to work regularly with The Fit for Work Team, based in Leicester, a non-profit social enterprise that arose from pilots of the Fit for Work Service concept in 2010. They have a multi-disciplinary team working on a broad range of projects seeking to support the work and health agenda to improve the health of the working age population and reduce health inequalities in the East Midlands.
12 September 2016
With winter around the corner many organisations will have had or will be having the great flu debate. The costs v’s benefits of providing flu vaccinations within the workplace is not unfortunately a simply and straight forward debate…
15 August 2016
NICE (National Institute for Clinical Excellence) have just released for final consultation, guidance on quality standards to support healthy workplaces to improve employee health.
10 August 2016
The Rio Olympics will bring excitement, apprehension and joy to many of us over the next couple weeks but it is a worrying time for business managers. Managers have the added worry of the considering the time and money lost to those who ‘throw a sickie’ to watch the games.
03 August 2016
The recent published Absence rates for the NHS, show that Healthcare Assistants have overtaken Ambulance staff for the highest rate of sickness absence
11 July 2016
The Working with Arthritis report launched on the 5th of July by Arthritis UK, highlights that musculo-skeletal conditions are one of the most common causes of sickness absence and job loss affecting over 10 million people in the UK.
EFFECTIVELY MANAGE THE HEALTH, ABSENCE AND ENGAGEMENT OF YOUR EMPLOYEESGET IN TOUCH