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BESA backs report calling for buildings to be made more infection resilient

A government commissioned report calling for buildings to be made more infection resilient through the imposition of higher ventilation standards, is being backed by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). The report, which was requested by the government’s Chief Scientific ...

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Cycling charity says employers must do more to encourage active travel to work

As the UK celebrates Bike Week (6-12 June), Cycling UK, the UK’s cycling charity, tells employers they must do more to encourage active travel. New research carried out by YouGov on behalf of Cycling UK has found that 43 per ...

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Totally extends contract between EFP and Royal Mail

Energy Fitness Professionals (EFP), the providers of corporate fitness and wellbeing services across the UK and part of the Totally Group, has secured a five-year contract extension with the Royal Mail. EFP has managed the Royal Mail’s onsite gyms for ...

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Trade unions and scientists push for indoor air quality pledge

Trade unions and scientists want employers to sign a pledge to protect the health and wellbeing of their employees by improving workplace conditions, including turning their buildings into ‘safe havens’ from polluted air. The Public & Commercial Services (PCS) union ...

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Only a third of UK employees report having good emotional wellbeing

A new survey conducted by WTW (Willis Towers Watson) a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company has revealed only a third of employees (37 per cent) in the UK report having good emotional wellbeing. While around one in eight ...

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Landmark study finds menopausal women are being ignored in the workplace

The Fawcett Society has released findings of the largest ever survey of menopausal women, which has found the basic needs of menopausal women are being ignored in the workplace and by healthcare providers. The landmark study shows the majority of ...

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Vacherin unveils Nutritious + Delicious 2.0

CH&CO’s specialist workplace caterer focusing on the London market, Vacherin, has developed and relaunched its healthy eating range, Nutritious + Delicious, to support the food, nutrition and lifestyle choices of its customers in the workplace. Nutritious + Delicious has been ...

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Five top tips for employers to promote healthier eating and wellbeing

Eurest, the workplace division of foodservice provider Compass Group UK and Ireland, is urging employers to help workers adopt healthier diets. This follows Aon’s Benefits and Trends Survey 2022 which highlighted employee wellbeing as a growing corporate trend. The survey of 250 ...

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City Hall leads the way with menopause policy

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced a menopause policy which will put in place practical steps to better support women and all colleagues going through menopause transition at City Hall, and introduce measures to shift perceptions surrounding menopause ...

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Post pandemic recovery sparks demand for workplace cleaning services

UK businesses are prioritising the health and wellness of their employees more than ever, as new data reveals an increase of up to 90 per cent demand for office cleaners across the UK. Research carried out by facilities management provider, ...

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