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Health Promotion Service Newsletter - Summer 2017 Edition

Date: 8 Jun 2017

The Summer 2017 Edition of the Cornwall and IoS Health Promotion Service newsletter has been launched. 

The newsletter keeps you up to date with all things going on at the Health Promotion Service and its various projects (including an update from the Workplace Health team), but also gives you the chance to find out about projects you may not have come across before, training opportunities, and much more. 

Click here to read the HPS Newsletter

 

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Smoking

Those who smoke six cigarettes a day or more have a 34% higher incidence of being absent than non-smokers and a 10% higher incidence of being absent for longer.

Sickness Absence

Annually the average sickness absence is 3.5% (8 days per employee) and the average cost of absence per employee is estimated at £666.  If you employ 100 people sickness absence is costing your business £66,000 each year.  (CIPD Employee Absence, July 2008). 

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