Working with HIV – report preview

Helen Sheldon, Researcher

Since Autumn 2016 the Work Foundation has been undertaking a piece of research to assess the impact of HIV on working lives in the UK. This extends our previous study on the economic costs associated...

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Prince Philip and the Work Foundation

The Work Foundation

Following the announcement on the fourth of May 2017 that HRH The Duke of Edinburgh will be retiring from public engagements later on this year, the Work Foundation would like to thank Prince Philip...

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It’s time for EAPs to realise their full potential

Paul Barrett, Head of Wellbeing at the Bank Workers Charity

Employee Assistance Programmes (EAPs) are now a familiar feature of the workplace landscape in the UK, with most large organisations offering them on a confidential basis to their employees. Their...

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What do we mean by ‘work as a health outcome’?

Karen Steadman, Health, Wellbeing and Work Lead

The quality of work is important. This is as true in terms of productivity and job satisfaction as it is in terms of health. There is a considerable body of research demonstrating how work contributes...

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Social prescribing; can it boost employment chances?

Cicely Dudley, Research and Policy Analyst

There is a growing recognition among UK policymakers that a person’s health is not simply determined by their medical status. Fulfilment of social, emotional and practical needs also play a role in...

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Smartphones: A blessing or a curse?

Dr Zofia Bajorek

Research from Institute of Leadership Management yesterday (9 July) highlighted that half of UK managers work at least an extra day of overtime a week.  The report made for some uncomfortable...

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