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How to provide big employee wellbeing benefits for a small price

Whilst the furlough scheme introduced by the Government helped save businesses from having to make some redundancies, many businesses still struggled to stay afloat, especially small-medium sized companies (SMEs). Unfortunately, even with ...

Occupational Health Solutions: Online Health Questionnaires

Since 1877, we’ve been focused on keeping our customers in the best of health. Here at Health Shield, we truly believe that nothing should get in the way of good healthcare, which is why we harness the latest technology and experience in the ...

Why is occupational health especially worth the investment?

Over the last few months, businesses have had to adapt to major changes. Employees have been labelled as a key worker and had to push through this time working as normal under additional pressure, been placed on the government’s ‘Furlough’ scheme ...

When to get help from the occupational health professionals.

With the sudden changes that have come with COVID-19, your employees have had to adapt to life in lockdown and for some, it hasn’t been easy. It's been reported that 24% of UK adults have felt loneliness because of coronavirus. As businesses ...

How can an occupational health strategy contribute to a healthier, happier workforce?

The idea behind occupational health is to ensure that employees are fit and healthy to do their job, whatever that may be. Occupational health is often associated with physical hazards related to employees’ jobs, for example, those that require ...

How health cash plans boost productivity and employee morale.

Health and wellbeing benefits, such as health cash plans, are designed to meet both the employee and employer's needs by being a cost-efficient benefit that allows the employer or employee to choose from a mix of healthcare solutions. The core ...

How to support mental health at work.

The specific effects of low mental health differ from person to person, which is what makes spotting issues quite difficult, as it’s not always obvious. Not to mention with the impact of COVID-19 causing staff to work remotely, spotting mental ...

How does mental health affect productivity?

According to an article by Cake HR, 60% of employees have suffered with mental health problems throughout the past year due to various issues in the workplace.

There’s a number of factors that can contribute to poor mental health in the ...