Call to transform wellbeing at work

19 July 2021

Business in the Community (BITC) has collaborated with senior business leaders to produce a report which asks the question “What if your job was good for you?”.

Alarming rise in suicides in the construction industry

13 July 2021

Glasgow Caledonian University research on suicide statistics from 2015 to 2019 has shown that the number per 100,000 for construction workers rose from 26 to 29 in the four years to 2019. However, unskilled workers, such as labourers, have seen their rate rise from 48 to just over 73 suicides per 100,000.

Urgent call to tackle NHS and social care workforce burnout

10 June 2021

In a highly critical report, MPs on the Health and Social Care Committee have found that workforce burnout across the NHS and social care sector has reached an emergency level and poses a risk to the future functioning of both services.

Protecting teleworkers’ safety and health

28 May 2021

The sudden increase in teleworking from home during the Covid-19 pandemic has put workers at greater risk of musculoskeletal disorders and mental health problems, according to the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA).