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Employers must embrace easy-access cancer screening for better health outcomes

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The chances of surviving cancer significantly increase if it is detected early. Screening tests help to detect cancer before symptoms are presented. It is therefore imperative that employers embrace the concept of easy access to screening if they really want to support the health and wellbeing of their employees. The impact of Covid Over three […]

76% of travellers not asked for PCR tests on arrival in the UK

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The Business Travel Association (BTA) has revealed that 76% of travellers returning to the UK said their PCR test result was not looked at or verified by the UK Border Force. A survey, conducted by the Association, asked a series of questions to over 500 individuals who have travelled outside the UK from January to August […]

Will the office environment ever be the same again?

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Are you planning to return to an office any time soon? With the Government’s work from home guidance set to end in England on June 21st, many businesses will be busy forming plans for what their workplaces might look like in the immediate future. The events of the past year or so have forced change […]

Mental Health Awareness Week: Work affected as Covid takes its toll

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New research shows that employees’ mental health is being affected by Covid and that this is having a knock-on effect on their working life. For Mental Health Awareness Week, Towergate Health & Protection urges employers to look after employees at all levels. Data from the Office For National Statistics shows that the proportion of adults […]

Prove you’ve had vaccine before we come back, say office workers

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A third of office workers think people should have the vaccine and prove it before returning to the office – and a further 24% agree that people should have the vaccine, but don’t think you can ask for Covid vaccine certificates. That’s according to a survey by office property agents O&A Property, with the findings […]

5 minutes with… Holiday PA’s Sandie Lehal on the impact COVID-19 has had on her travel business

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The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted everyone’s travelling plans, but what do you do if you work in the travel sector? We spoke to Sandie Lehal, Founder of Holiday PA, about the impact COVID-19 has had on her travel business… Q: What inspired you to start Holiday PA? I gave up a corporate career, working all […]

How to make the first steps back into live events

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By Nicholas Bills, Managing Director, Glaziers Hall As the number of people getting vaccinated increases, and the number of Covid cases drops, the chances of live events returning soon increases. However, we need to continue to be careful, so that we don’t see case numbers go back up, leading us back into another lockdown. So […]

5 minutes with… AMEX GBT’s Marilyn Markham on what to Expect When Travelling During COVID-19

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Contemplating travelling in the near future? What can you expect when you venture out to an airport, train station, or hotel? How will the COVID-19 vaccine impact traveller requirements? We spoke to Marilyn Markham, Head of the Salesforce Centre of Excellence at American Express Global Business Travel (GBT), about what you need to consider when […]

From venue to vaccination hub

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Recently the news has been filled with venues offering their facilities to the NHS. In England, COVID-19 vaccines are being delivered from 206 hospital hubs, 1,200 local vaccination service sites and 50 vaccination centres located in large-scale venues, such as football stadiums. Here are just some of the venues who have opened their doors: Hampshire Court […]

Covid will intensify burnout unless employers intervene

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Employees are at greater risk than ever of suffering burnout meaning preventative and curative measures must be put in place. “Employers must look at tackling burnout in a sustainable way, eradicating the factors and issues before they take hold,” says Debra Clark, head of specialist at Towergate Health & Protection. “The past year has been […]

One businesswoman proves business start-ups can still thrive despite COVID

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As the admin and business support services sector continues to rise, one Northamptonshire virtual assistant is proving that business start-ups can still succeed in the changing landscape. Sarah Damani, from Wellingborough, recently celebrated her first business birthday having launched her Alchemy Virtual Assistance (VA) Hub in December 2019, three months before the pandemic when high business birth […]

Supporting employees in a Covid-conscious world

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In the working world alone, Covid has changed almost every aspect of our lives, from how we interact with others, to what constitutes the workplace. The pandemic has changed our attitudes and forced even the young to realise their mortality. Towergate Health & Protection explains how employers need to respond to these changes and adapt […]

How small business owners are adapting to a pandemic stricken market

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Thirty-one percent of small business owners said embracing new technology helped their business during COVID-19, according to new research. The survey of 1,000 small business owners revealed that for 25% of respondents, the pandemic accelerated the adoption of digital tools for their business. While the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on small businesses are far-reaching, results […]

Five ways employers can help their team beat the January blues

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By Cheryl Lythgoe, Matron, Benenden Health Every year, one in four of us will have a mental health problem according to Mind. With the COVID-19 pandemic placing further strain on our mental wellbeing, this means it is more than likely that a member of your team could be living with mental health issues. At an already […]

How the pandemic changed me as an Employer

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Tony Cheetham reveals his experience as an employer in Manchester city center during the COVID-19 pandemic. He and his partner run a B2B software company from an office near Piccadilly Gardens, with a team of three directors, support staff, developers and a technical support team whose day-to-day involves helping clients on the telephone with their e-commerce […]

Employers must be prepared for ‘long Covid’ and the impact on their workforce

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Towergate Health & Protection is seeing an increase in employers asking about how they can support employees with ‘long Covid’ and this is set to continue. In the UK, 300,000 people have reported Covid symptoms lasting longer than a month. The condition is only just beginning to be understood, and as cases of Covid-19 increase, […]

Workers feel overworked as a result of the pandemic

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Hardworking professionals are feeling the effects of longer working days and unpaid overtime. A new study by law firm, Wright Hassall, found that the average worker is performing nine or more hours of overtime in a given week, which totals more than one working day, compared to just three or more hours before the start of […]

Can my employer make me get a Covid-19 vaccine?

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By Sarah Calderwood, Human Resources and Employment Lawyer at Slater Heelis This week has brought exciting advancements in the treatment of Covid-19 as the first Briton received the Pfizer vaccination. As the first 800,000 doses of the vaccine are rolled out in the coming weeks, the UK public is beginning to ask about their rights […]


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