Health, Social and Hospice Care Workers: What the Flu Vaccination means for their employers – and their patients

Frontline workers in health know they’re prone to catching viruses – and passing them on. Although there’s been some trepidation about the vaccination’s effectiveness (depending on active strains during a season), the NHS and WHO report it’s still the most effective method to avoid catching influenza. This is why the NHS recommends jabs for frontline […]

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Why outsourcing Pre-Placement Screening is the right thing for your company

According to Public Health England, the combined costs from worklessness and sickness absence amount to over £100 billion annually. On average, managers spend 20 working days annually dealing with sickness absence. There are tools available to assist employers, but a great way to mitigate issues is by having a robust pre-placement health screening process to ensure adjustments are in place at the start.

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Only Have Eyes: Employer obligations to staff working with Display Screen Equipment (DSE)

You sit long hours at work going over data and emails but do the right thing and have breaks. Maybe you take a walking lunch answering a work email with your smartphone. You avoid overtime and maintain a good work-life balance. Before hitting the gym, you might take five-minutes to finalise a few notes before tomorrow’s client meeting. It’s about being prepared in a healthy way.

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