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Prevention vs cure: The benefits to employers in shifting their healthcare focus

In the UK we face unique challenges in healthcare – with rates of obesity and depression, to name just two, topping worldwide comparison lists. But many of the healthcare challenges we face are avoidable. The Health Insurance Group is calling on…

Online employee wellbeing centre launches with week of staff activities

The interactive ‘Wellbeing Centre’ was launched by later living operator, Inspired Villages Group (IVG), on Monday 8th October with a week of health and wellbeing activities as part of an initiative to boost staff’s physical and mental wellbeing. All of…

Top flight lawyer switches desk-bound to outward-bound

Nicola Priestley has ditched a high flying career in law to bounce around the world – after swapping her desk for a trampoline. In a move which has seen her halve her working hours and double her income by becoming…

Average Brit walks less than 1,000 steps a day – less than 10% of recommended exercise

The average Brit walks fewer than 1,000 steps per day, just ONE TENTH of the recommended number, according to new research. A nation-wide study of Brits has revealed the true extent to which our lifestyles have become sedentary, with almost…