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June 26, 2023
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Living and working well: New position statement

To mark the start of World Wellbeing Week, we have published our revised policy position statement on living and working well.

In 2021, an estimated 149 million days of work were lost due to injury or illness which equates to more than 4 days per employee. There are also disparities in populations that take sick leave, as people with the highest rates of sickness absence were females, older employees and people with chronic conditions, part-time workers and those employed in service sectors such as care and leisure.

In our newly revised policy position statement, we set out our national and local recommendations for how businesses should be enabled to invest in employees’ health and wellbeing for the good of individuals, businesses, communities and the wider UK economy.

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