Eye care


National Eye Health Week: Increased risk of falls and health issues due to missed eye tests, warns charity

Eye Health UK has warned that missed sight tests and low public awareness of the symptoms of eye disease, risks leading to a surge in avoidable sight loss as well as increases in mental health issues and falls. Read More

A guide to home working

Many businesses have begun to embrace the idea of flexible working and working from home and, in the current climate, more and more of us may find ourselves plunged into doing so for longer than the one to two days a week, which employers and employees adapt to fairly easily. Read More

Protecting your eyes while working from home

Three top tips on how you can protect yourself against eye strain and fatigue whilst working from home. Read More

Calls for greater focus on driver eyesight tests

Licence Bureau has backed a call to make regular eye tests mandatory, as data revealed 134 drivers a week have their driving licence revoked for not meeting the minimum eyesight requirements. Read More

Driver eye care – minimising risk

Stark Government statistics show that up to a third of all road traffic accidents involve someone who is working at the time. Read More

‘Don’t turn a blind eye to diabetes’, safety managers are warned

Specsavers Corporate Eyecare has issued a warning surrounding the risk of blindness linked to the condition and has explained how workplace eye care can aid its early detection. Read More

Hay fever: Look out for your workforce

With the warm weather set to return this week, Specsavers Corporate Eyecare discusses the effect hay fever can have on people's performance at work and the similar symptoms which may be a sign of more serious eye conditions. Read More

Communication of eye care policies and the link to employee awareness

The most popular method for communicating an eye care policy is currently still in the staff welcome pack – the method used by 47% of employers, according to research by Specsavers Corporate Eyecare. But how does this tie in to employee awareness and what are the messages for employee benefits professionals? Read More

‘Workplace eye care can improve health, wellbeing, productivity and morale’, says employers

A recent study from Specsavers Corporate Eyecare asked over 500 HR decision makers what they thought were the advantages to offering workplace eye care. Read More

Safety eyewear – a sign of the times

While over-goggles used to be the traditional option for employees who require prescription glasses, there are now much more modern and arguably suitable alternatives. Read More



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