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First-of-a-kind service for all workplace healthcare issues provides employers with integrated data and employee support

Service allows for constructive, efficient and cost effective corporate health strategies

Early intervention can improve mental health conditions, research finds

However early intervention services are under-utilised due to a lack of staff understanding

Obesity rates are rising fast whilst people remain inactive, NHS data shows

As recommendations are made for increasing the amount of fruit and vegetables eaten and to reduce the amount of sugar in food, nearly 25% of adults do less than 30 minutes physical activity a week

Employers urged to prepare for age-related ill health in the workplace

Proactive strategies can help employees remain productive, active and valued in the workplace after the onset of age related conditions

One in two of those on sickness benefit due to mental health whilst government's Fit For Work service fails to gain interest

Reports show the growing cost of sickness benefits, the increased proportion of benefit cases related to mental health causes, the shortcomings of the Fit for Work service and the impact on SMEs

Healthcare trusts becoming popular among companies wanting to circumnavigate IPT increase

Healthcare trusts used to mitigate effects of increased IPT and to provide beneficial, integrated healthcare options

Significant numbers of staff experience ‘distressing’ mental health episodes whilst at work

A proactive approach to psychological risks advocated rather than one off awareness events

Health and Wellness - where businesses are going wrong

Research, careful planning and clear objectives required for successful Health and Wellness Initiatives