7 surprising facts about UK health and wellbeing

Posted by | October 16, 2014 | Employee Wellness

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physical activity and health and wellbeingPhysical inactivity is one of the leading causes of death in the UK. It’s a very simple message that’s been told to us over and over again; move your body more and your health will improve. Exceedingly busy lifestyles coupled with advances in technology have resulted in employees working longer hours and ‘not having time’ to be physically active. Promoting this in the workplace is a huge step in the right direction – models like

Wellbeing is one of THE hot topics at the moment. After attending Reward Gateway’s first Wellbeing seminar and hearing experts talk about the state of health and wellbeing globally, the event made me think about the UK’s approach to health and what we could stand to gain from applying our knowledge to the workplace.

The following 7 health and wellbeing facts may surprise you:

1. UK employers aren’t spending any money on wellbeing initiatives.

In a recent wellbeing survey conducted by Reward Gateway, wellbeing rated alongside investment in infrastructure and equipment as the lowest in importance in …Read the full article

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