Entries by Evelyn Morrison

Evening Times Article on Proactive Works

Proactive Works had an article published in the Evening Times a few months ago. It attracted a great amount of interest around the topic of presenteeism and the benefits of taking a proactive approach to employee wellbeing. Here is a link to the article- :http://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/lifestyle/13649617.Glasgow_means_business__Be_proactive_and_reduce_sickness/

Invest In Employee Wellbeing and Reduce Stress.

  Today, the 4th of November is ‘Stress Awareness Day’ with the focus on ” employee wellbeing as a worth while investment in your business”.  As I’m thinking of the content for this blog and wanting to fill the page with all the facts about stress and the financial impact it has on business, I stop myself […]

Employee Well being- Top 10 Reasons to be Proactive

WHY BE PROACTIVE? Musculoskeletal injuries are common and account for 30% of all GP consultations. Taking proactive measures to identify the risk factors that may predispose your employees to developing a musculoskeletal injury, treatment can begin to correct them before an injury occurs. This will reduce sickness absence and presenteeism which has huge cost saving […]

Presenteeism

Presenteeism – a health and safety concern. What is Presenteeism? Presenteeism is the act of attending work while sick. This refers to employees attending work when ill with subsequent negative effects on performance and productivity. Sickness absence can undoubtedly have a detrimental effect within an organisation but presenteeism should be a health and safety concern. Low […]

3 ways to reduce back and neck pain at work

Try this before you try anything else. Does your occupation require periods of prolonged periods of time sitting at a desk, looking at a computer? You may start to feel the odd twinge in your back pain, or neck and shoulder pain. The reason for this pain is that our bodies are made to move. Our […]