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  • According to Department of Health figures quoted by the King’s Fund, an estimated 15 million people in the UK suffered from chronic diseases in 2012 – just under a quarter…

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  • Summer can mean that the heat is on for many workers spending their days outdoors, in poorly-ventilated offices or dressed in heavy-duty protective clothing. People who work workers should ensure…

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  • The workplace is changing due in part to the 24-hour global economy, new technologies, the decline in heavy industry, and the end of the ‘job for life’ culture. Increasingly, workers…

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  • ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ is how British households were encouraged to cope with the deprivations of the Second World War and the same message of resilience in the face…

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  • Evidence suggests that when a person is off work due to sickness for an extended period (four weeks or more) they face increased and increasing difficulties getting back to work…

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  • Employee health screening is a term used to describe a range of checks and tests that help identify risks to health and improve wellbeing among staff. They have the potential…

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  • According to the Mental Health Foundation, mental health problems are a growing concern. They are complex and diverse and the spectrum of mental health conditions can range from common mental…

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  • Insomnia, a sleep disorder, affects around a third of people and can manifest itself in different ways: Difficulty getting to sleep. Falling asleep very easily but waking up in the…

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  • We regularly post blogs on the Fit for Work website on a wide range of work-related health topics. Our blogs are aimed at anyone looking for work-related health advice, including employees,…

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  • It has been reported in a recent analysis by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) that workers in the UK are taking fewer sick days than ever before, a trend…

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  • A new support service, designed to help working people who face long-term sickness absence return to work more quickly, is now available across the whole of England. The free and…

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  • According to Department of Health figures quoted by the King’s Fund, an estimated 15 million people in the UK suffered from chronic diseases in 2012 – just under a quarter…

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