Because healthy people make a healthy business.
The Occupational Health team provide a wide range of services to manage the effect of health on work and work on health.
2019 Wellbeing Programme
Our wellbeing programme is focused on supporting staff to manage their wellbeing. Our programme starts on the 1st September 2019 with:
- a series of wellbeing workshops
- health and lifestyle screening
- a company wide wellbeing challenge
- online health coaching through or health app
Employee Wellbeing Strategy
Take a look at wellbeing strategy and learn about our commitment to staff wellbeing.
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