There has been a sharp rise in skin and liver cancer cases across England according to new figures. Between 2003 and 2012, skin cancer cases increased by 78% in men and 48% in women, according to Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures, which are not adjusted for population growth. Cases of liver cancer had risen … Read moreNumbers of people diagnosed with skin cancer and liver cancer has risen sharply in England
Although most organisations are not aware what ill health really costs them time and money, each year over 2.3 million cases of ill-health are experienced by workers in the UK, resulting in around 40 million working days lost. It is estimated that the cost to British employers is £4 Billion per year. The true cost … Read moreOnsite Health Checks: are they worth it compared to other benefits?
Over a third of adults are on the verge of developing type-2 diabetes, new research has suggested.. If nothing is done to stop the trend, there will be a steep surge in this form of diabetes within the next few years, a report published in the British Medical Journal has said. People are classed as having borderline … Read more1 in 3 adults could be on the verge of having diabetes
A new report released by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) last month has highlighted that there are clear advantages to businesses who engage staff with health and wellbeing initiatives. The report, Getting better: workplace health as a business issue shows that improving employee health can to better business performance through lower absence, higher productivity and … Read moreStrong business case for employers to invest in employee wellbeing