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Mental Health in the workplace - why it’s time to make a change

Our recent survey of working UK adults found that 86% believe that companies are not doing enough to support them with work-related mental health issues.

5 signs you could be experiencing leavism

69% of employees have said leavism has occurred in their workplace in the past year, but what exactly is leavism? It’s the latest coined phrase to define working during non-paid hours or annual leave. Here’s 5 signs you could be suffering from it.

7 of the most shocking workplace health and wellbeing statistics

The health and wellbeing of employees is directly linked to their productivity. A happy and healthy workforce is a more productive workforce. But you shouldn't just take our word for it. We've pulled together seven of the most surprising health and wellbeing stats to show why it should be your top priority.

What is presenteeism and how can you spot the signs in your staff?

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.

World Sleep Day - are you getting a good quality night’s sleep?

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.

The changing healthcare landscape and how we’re evolving

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.

How a health cash plan can support university students

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.