Chronic illness

Employment support for disabled people given £58 million boost

The UK government has announced £58 million in funding to support disabled people and people with health conditions in England to find and stay in work.

Chronic illness leaving employees £1,400 out of pocket

Having a new chronic physical illness cuts the average person’s annual earning by £1,400 according to a new report from thinktank, the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR). 

Health and Wellbeing at Work: day one roundup

The Health and Wellbeing at Work event is back for its 17th year at Birmingham’s NEC. Here HR magazine provides a roundup of some of the key takeaways from day one.

Long COVID – is it the new Yuppie Flu?

COVID-19 is not just a disease of the lungs. In the initial (acute) phase of the illness, severe COVID-19 can cause pneumonia and respiratory failure, which can result in permanent damage and scarring...