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Mental health ‘biggest concern for employers’ in light of remote working 

A survey of companies of all sizes across the UK has revealed that the biggest concern for nearly half of all employers (49%) is the mental health of their employees now that remote working has become accepted practice. In study carried out by Towergate Health & Protection mental health topped the list of concerns for […]

UK employers falling foul of non-UK regulations for employees overseas

UK employers are at risk of falling foul of non-UK regulations due to changing working habits, with people working remotely abroad. That’s according to according to Towergate Health & Protection, which says that since the pandemic made remote working the norm, many employees are now choosing to work from locations outside of the UK. Employers […]

Cost the biggest barrier to providing health & wellbeing support for 58% of employers 

A survey of over 500 HR decision makers in companies of all sizes across the UK shows that a shakeup of how health and wellbeing provision is viewed and implemented is needed to enable employers to offer better support.  The survey looked at the requirements and barriers for offering health and wellbeing support to employees. Employers identified cost as […]

Global employers ‘need to have security evacuation plans in place’

The current situation in eastern Europe has highlighted how quickly things can escalate and the vital need for employers with overseas staff to have an emergency plan in place in case of political or civil unrest. That’s according to Sarah Dennis, Head of International at Towergate Health & Protection said: “Employers need to be aware of the differences […]

Employers have big role to play when it comes to tackling NHS backlog

The impact of the continuing Covid pandemic means that health and wellbeing support in 2022 will be hugely influenced by factors outside of the work environment. Brett Hill, distribution director at Towergate Health & Protection makes his predictions for the coming year and explains how employers will play a crucial role… The impact of missed cancer […]

Counselling needs spike 145% as lockdown eases

Employers may think that the easing of lockdown will result in an improvement in mental health, but figures released by Towergate Health & Protection suggest that employees may be in greater need of support than ever. Figures from one of firm’s leading employee assistance programme (EAP) providers show a pronounced increase in utilisation as lockdown […]