When are we going to accept that our working population is getting older and can we do something about it?

I am sure you have all heard about the issue regarding the ageing population and its impact on the economy and the future generation’s working lives (smaller pensions and later retirement ages). Many organisations can find that employing older people is a burden on their company’s finances and workloads due to increased illness, however enlightened [...]


Are we a sick nation or is this a cultural issue?

Did you know that the average employee in the UK has 7.6 working days off sick a year? The Simply Health Absence Management survey that the average absence level in the UK has increased by 20% since 2012. Interestingly absence levels are greatest in the public services sector (8.7 days per employee per year) and [...]

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