Wellbeing

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UK BUSINESSES SUFFERING FROM ‘PRESENTEEISM’ WITH OVER HALF OF EMPLOYEES COMING INTO WORK WHEN SICK

New research from Fellowes, based on responses from 4,000 employees and 500 business leaders across Europe, demonstrates that ‘presenteeism’ is one of the biggest threats to UK workplace productivity To coincide with World Day for Safety and Health at Work, global office solutions brand, Fellowes, has today launched new research urging business leaders to tackle […]

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MORE THAN 20M PEOPLE IN THE UK ARE INACTIVE SAYS BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION

More than 20 million people in the UK are physically inactive, according to a report by the British Heart Foundation. The charity warns that inactivity increases the risk of heart disease and costs the NHS around £1.2bn each year. Harriet Mulvaney experienced a heart attack at 44 and decided to make changes to her lifestyle. […]

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THOUSANDS OF NURSERY STAFF ARE BEING PAID BELOW THE NATIONAL LIVING WAGE

Thousands of nursery workers are being paid below the National Living Wage even though their employers receive Government funding through childcare vouchers and subsidies for parents, a report claims. The Family and Childcare Trust said up to 20,000 staff in private and independent nurseries in England were not receiving the statutory £7.20 an hour for […]

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TESCO TO REIMBURSE 140,000 STAFF UNDERPAID DUE TO PAYROLL ERROR

Tesco is reimbursing 140,000 current and former staff who were left underpaid due to a payroll error. The supermarket is set to pay out about £10m with most workers getting up to £40, although some could get much more. Some staff were paid less than the National Living Wage after contributing part of their salary […]