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FirstCare’s CEO explains to Mad World Summit the measures businesses should take to end the productivity decline

FirstCare’s CEO Ian Caminsky outlines how businesses can address the UK’s productivity problems by managing absence and supporting employees’ mental and physical health. Ian explains how in addressing the causes of absence businesses will reduce costs, improve employee wellbeing and increase productivity in the workplace/

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Britain's £5billion hangover: January 2 tops sickie list as one in eight workers is predicted to take a day off with illness – Daily Mail

People calling in sick on the first working day of the new year will cost the UK economy £4.9bn, FirstCare has found. The data was released exclusively to the Daily Mail.

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Worried about Blue Monday? Don't panic the most depressing day of the year is normally in November – Daily Telegraph

In advance of “Blue Monday”, which is labelled as the most depressing day of the year, FirstCare confirmed that workers are more likely to take time off for mental health reasons in November or December. The statistics on mental health-related absences featured in the Telegraph. To find out more click here: ...

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Employers brace for impact as coronavirus cases rise in the UK – March 2020

As cases of coronavirus became more prevalent in March, FirstCare was able to track the spread of the virus in the UK. They shared this real-time data with employers to help inform response strategies.

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FirstCare Index Report Q2 2020 - The COVID-19 Quarter

Introduction

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FirstCare Index Report Q1 2020 - The Impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Watch our Report Summary

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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) – advice for employers - updated 29/05/20

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic, and numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the UK continue to grow. It’s crucial that employers and employees are aware of the correct steps to take in stemming its outbreak.

Our employer's guide brings together the most up-to-date sources of information and outlines the steps that FirstCare is...

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Workforce Wellbeing 2020 : Your New Year’s Resolutions

As the new year begins, we all make resolutions to change. From exercising more to eating and drinking less, our goals are often wellbeing based.

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Men’s Mental Health At Work - FirstCare Reveals 88% Rise in Young Men Reporting Mental Health Absence

Everybody’s talking about men’s mental health. Everywhere you look the message is clear: it’s good to talk, it’s ok not to be ok. But how many men believe this? And what can employers do to drive the message home?

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60% of Workers Leave Their Job After 2 Mental Health Absences

 

New figures on World Mental Health Day show employers need better wellbeing strategies

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