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Liz Egan - June 2016
By 2030, four in 10 people of working age will be living with a chronic condition. Employers need to consider if they are prepared for such a scenario. Evidence shows that health support in the workplace that's well-targeted can help to prevent people from having to stop working. This can have a positive impact both on employee and employer.
By supporting staff, a business is not only fulfilling legal obligations, but also sustaining the ability to retain talented, knowledgeable staff, save on costs of recruiting and training new people, foster loyalty, and ultimately drive a positive image of the company.
It is important both for business benefits and economic benefits for companies to develop health and wellbeing at work strategies that recognize and address the needs of the ever-increasing employees with long-term conditions.
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Original source: www.personneltoday.com