Health at Work

As evidence mounts of the important role employers can play in improving the happiness and productivity of their staff, Britain’s Healthiest Workplace survey reveals this year’s winners

Signing up with the likes of Uber or Deliveroo offers flexibility, but the isolation and stress can take their toll

Our interactive shows that, as your pay increases, so do certain risky behaviours

Health insurance system is partly to blame for the epidemic that is costing companies $18bn a year

Our annual survey of companies and staff shows the UK’s healthiest workplaces

The region’s economies may have prospered but the health of its employees is in somewhat poorer shape

They can take the strain in dangerous or tedious work, but what do they mean for future employment?

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An audio story of second acts and new beginnings in the age of automation

A quarter of British nurses have a body mass index of more than 30, and other countries report similar statistics

A calorie-rich diet has made office workers prone to obesity and diabetes. Now the state is taking action

Taking a nap increases happiness and productivity, so some companies are happy to help

Britain’s Healthiest Workplace survey reveals productivity boost health incentives bring

Screening programmes, fresh food, encouraging exercise and addressing mental health all help

They have won praise for HIV work, but are accused of failing to safeguard workers from lung diseases

Workplace tobacco use remains widespread but local initiatives are starting to turn the tide

Employers are stepping in to help staff escape from debt

In this dangerous profession, a culture of training and support is potentially life-saving

When a colleague’s mental health deteriorates, managers must be ready to spot the signs and react appropriately

Christa Sedlatschek, director of EU-OSHA, explains why employers should take action

Former health minister, Norman Lamb, says proposals include a tax reduction for participating companies

Rather than regenerate the areas in which they are based, the tech titans have constructed private fiefdoms

Research shows benefits accrue all round if standards improve

Peter Simpson of Anglian Water says for every £1 the company spent it got £8 of benefit back

Research and guidance on improved physical, mental and social well-being at work