Bupa newsroom (Workplace health)

2019
15
March
2019
For Alison Latham, who works as part of Bupa Global’s Customer Services team, a routine health check proved to be life-saving. When her bi-annual check-up, provided by Bupa, picked up a lump in her breast, her world was turned upside down. Here, she ...
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08
March
2019
There is a simple equation: businesses that are gender diverse perform better. This has been proven by the recent McKinsey report that states that the most gender diverse quarter of businesses are 20% more likely to have above average financial perfo...
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14
February
2019
Employee health and wellbeing is increasingly informing the way businesses are structuring and designing their office spaces. A report recently commissioned by Staples found 81% of employees felt their workspace had an impact on their mental health, ...
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07
February
2019
Katie shared her experience of living with depression and severe anxiety last year as part of Bupa’s ‘Let’s talk about mental health in the workplace’ video campaign. A year on, here she shares how her colleagues responded to her talking openly about...
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07
February
2019
More than 90 Bupa employees in the UK have taken part in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England’s training course. Here some of Bupa’s mental health first aiders share why they wanted to take the MHFA course and what they took away from the training....
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07
February
2019
Bupa UK’s Insurance Executive Team became the first executive team in the UK to train as mental health first aiders last year, with many more at Bupa receiving training since. But what does it mean to be a mental health first aider and what does the ...
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2018
27
December
2018
Half of employees in the UK (49%) say they speak to colleagues about health concerns before sharing it with a partner or loved one, according to new research. ...
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14
December
2018
At Bupa, we firmly believe in supporting good mental health both in and outside the workplace. As awareness of the importance of workforce mental health develops, I believe that Bupa has a vital role to play in leading the conversation. ...
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10
December
2018
Missing health appointments, postponing workouts and suffering a prolonged illness are all too common amongst today’s UK workforce. This poor approach to health could be drastically helped by employers by taking a lead on their employees’ health and ...
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26
November
2018
Bupa UK’s new office in Salford Quays, Manchester, has been named the Happiest Workplace in recognition of its journey to create a place where ‘everyone has their best day at work every day’. ...
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23
November
2018
Bupa UK has revealed that the number of businesses looking to protect their employees with the flu virus is on the rise.  ...
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10
October
2018
Research by Bupa Global, the international health insurer, reveals that 64% of senior business leaders have suffered from mental health conditions including anxiety, stress and depression, with work often cited as a contributor to this. ...
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10
October
2018
Today is World Mental Health Day: let’s use it to make sure that everyday is a good mental health day, rather than another item on the never ending to do list. Supporting good mental health is an everyday way of life. ...
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09
October
2018
Bupa has teamed up with clinical psychologist Dr Bill Mitchell to record a series of podcasts around mental health in support of World Mental Health Day (10 October). ...
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01
October
2018
Bupa has launched an online booking tool for businesses across the UK, allowing employees to book health assessments faster at a time that is convenient for them. ...
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21
September
2018
At Bupa we want to be at the forefront of discussions about the health of the UK workforce, in particular leading the conversation around supporting good mental health both in and outside of the workplace. This is why we sponsored the Confederation o...
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17
September
2018
The number of UK businesses looking to protect their employees from the flu is on the rise as employers help to safeguard the health of their workforce. ...
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14
September
2018
At Bupa, we want to be at the forefront, leading the conversation around supporting good mental health both in and out of the workplace, so we were proud to sponsor the Mental Wealth Festival’s Business Breakfast panel this week, for the second year ...
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07
September
2018
In the UK, more than half a million people suffer from work-related stress. Based on customers that had a health assessment in a Bupa Health Clinic last year, 59% reported that they had felt stress or strain in the past month – equating to almost 28,...
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24
August
2018
Working in an open-plan office has a positive impact on your health and mental wellbeing, new research published this week suggests. ...
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10
August
2018
Bupa UK is proud to be leading the way as its Insurance Executive Team becomes the first executive team in the UK to train as Mental Health First Aiders. ...
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11
July
2018
New Bupa research looks at the impact mental health misconceptions have on the time it takes people to seek the support they need ...
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