Inspire winter 2021
The latest health and wellbeing news from Towergate Health & Protection.
Welcome to the latest edition of Inspire, our quarterly newsletter, designed to keep you informed about issues and developments that are relevant to your business.
In this edition we look at how employers can prepare themselves for ‘The Great Resignation’, how to deal with a toxic worker, and some key tips on how to protect your immune system this winter. We also discuss the shortage of building matter that’s led to a prise rise warning. Plus, find out the latest from the insurers.
Nearly a quarter of UK workers are planning to change employers in the next few months in a move that’s being termed ‘The Great Resignation.’
This is a sharp increase to the usual yearly rate of employee resignations, which stands at around 11%. So, what’s making employees move?
Team dynamics have the capacity to boost or break employee morale. In an SME setting in particular, where there are fewer employees, how your employees treat their co-workers can have a significant impact on team wellbeing.
That’s why it’s important to take action sooner rather than later.
According to The Independent, cold and flu cases are expected to rise sharply this winter; while lockdown meant most of us were largely free from the common cold as we kept inside, it also means that this winter’s virus pool is likely to be larger.
But there are a few things you can do to make sure your immune system is in tip-top shape for flu season.1
Contractors have been left reeling by another huge materials price hike as a major concrete products manufacturer announced 15% increases.
It has been reported that contractors have been sent letters from Creagh Concrete detailing 15% price rises across its range of concrete products.
Have you heard the latest from the insurers?
Here are the most recent updates from some of the key providers, including AXA, Aviva, Bupa, Medicash, Simplyhealth and Vitality.