Presenteeism has tripled over the last 10 years according to the CIPD. Yet the percentage of organisations taking steps to discourage presenteeism has halved since 2016. So whilst 86% of employers reported observing presenteeism in their organisation during the last 12 months, only a quarter have actively taken steps to address the problem.
Physical Activity and Sport is a good wellbeing investment – and we can prove it Tim Copley – Director of Insight and Performance, London Sport
Richard Holmes, our Director of Wellbeing, discussed our recent health and wellbeing report with Sky News. Learn more about how employee wellbeing is moving up the corporate agenda.
Read about the results of our latest national survey, which investigates how working adults in the UK think wellbeing should be funded.
Earlier this week, the team and I were proud to welcome Sir Malcolm Grant, chair of NHS England, to mark the start of construction work on the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC).
World Sleep Day, organised by the World Sleep Society, is here again to celebrate sleep and highlight key issues relating to it, such as medicine, education, social aspects and driving.
Returning to work after the Christmas break is always tough, but we're taking it on with a few ‘little pockets of positivity’ to get you through to February.
December is here and we’re socialising more, spending more, doing more, eating more - but sleeping less. It’s easy to get into the party mood and start burning the candle at both ends, working, partying, shopping and planning the perfect Christmas. Westfield Health’s tips on how to get quality sleep over the festive period.
Underneath the glistening tinsel, carefully wrapped gifts and turkey basting, Christmas can be the root cause of a lot of stress for many people. So we’ve put together our top tips on how to not let stress get the better of you during the Christmas build up.
What springs to mind when you think about Christmas? Presents? Sleigh bells? Tinsel? But what’s the thing we all look forward to the most? You guessed it - the food!
The Christmas build up has begun and in the middle of the never ending to do list, finding time to exercise can be a challenge.
The National Health Service turns 70 in 2018, and Westfield Health celebrates reaching 100 the following year. I've been doing some reading on how these venerable institutions started, and how they've evolved over the years to meet the changing healthcare needs of a population that's ageing and growing.
Although starting university is an exciting milestone, there are lots of challenges facing students leaving home for the first time. Read about how a health cash plan can help support students at university.
It’s been really great to see health and wellbeing being celebrated across Great Britain this week, with millions of employees taking part in activities to enhance people’s understanding of health and wellbeing at home, work and in everyday life.
It’s National Fitness Day, which aims to celebrate the role physical activity plays across the UK and be the most active day of the year. Here Anouska Carter discusses how to exercise more effectively.
This week is Sleep Week, and The Children’s Sleep Charity are drawing attention to the lack of support given to parents to help children and young adults get the sleep they need. James Wilson writes about how children's sleep is the key to a restful night.
Up to two thirds of students are dropping out in the first year at some of the UK's biggest universities, according to recent reports. Learn how you can better support your child at university.
This week we’re proudly supporting Organ Donation Week. To highlight just how life-changing transplantation can be, we spoke to Mark Tompkinson, a dad from Sheffield who had ten organs removed and six replaced through transplants.