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The Silent Epidemic: Mental health in the construction industry

'The risk of suicide among low-skilled male labourers, particularly those working in construction roles, is three times higher than the male national average.' After rolling out its new strategy, Selwood Housing saw a 95% reduction in work-related stress-related absences and a 73% reduction in personal stress-related absences, over a one-year period Read More

Eight in 10 employees admit observing Presenteeism in the workplace

‘Presenteeism from Mental Health alone is estimated to cost the UK economy £15.1 billion per annum, compared to £8.4 billion per annum for absenteeism.’ Read More

Annual workplace fatality statistics published

Provisional annual data for work-related fatal accidents in Great Britain’s workplaces has been released, with 2015/16 figures slightly up from Read More

Physiotherapy: the big impact

By Mark Fletcher, Clinical Director of Physio Med, discusses the benefits physiotherapy can bring to both employee and employer. Sickness Read More



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