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How to make your employees resilient

Stress Awareness

Work-related stress, depression or anxiety is defined as a harmful reaction people have to undue pressures and demands placed on them at work.  Research from the Health and Safety Executive highlighted that the total number of cases of work related stress  in 2014/15 was 440,000 cases. The total number of working days lost due to this … Read more

Could calorie labelling tackle obesity?

Tackle Obesity

At HP Towers this morning, we are pleasantly surprised to see some of the mainstream media outlets run with a story that food packaging should show how much exercise is needed to burn off calories.  The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) called for the introduction of “activity equivalent” calorie labelling in their position paper published back … Read more

World Health Day and defusing the diabetes time bomb

World Health Day

In a couple of days time, the World Health Organization (WHO) will launch World Health Day, which falls on 7 April, the birthday of the Organization. The theme for World Health Day in 2016 is diabetes which impacts millions of people of globally. Indeed, diabetes affects 350 million people worldwide and staggeringly, that number is likely to more than … Read more