The Chancellor's Budget featured a host of measures to help fight the Coronavirus emergency, but it might equally be remembered for a complete change in approach to public spending by the Conservatives.
To increase productivity is a challenge for government, business and organisations, public and private. The latest figures show a less-than-healthy picture, with the UK economy losing an estimated £81 billion each year through ill health-related absence and presenteeism.
By Professor Dame Carol Black and Shaun Subel on 06 January 2020
We've all been there. You're at work but your mind is not only not on the job, it's not even in the building. Concentration shot, an insistent headache thumps in time to clattering keyboards and you haven't written or said a constructive thing all afternoon. Welcome to presenteeism.
By Matthew Holder, British Safety Council on 11 September 2019