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  • 1. 3/21/13 Previewing Healthy workstyles: Why Health = Wealth - Udini already have an account? Log In S ign Up JOIN UDINI - manage your research in the cloud for free and buy articles in the Udini store. Learn more Academic research, news, and trade news from Free tools keep your work in one place, with No subscription required - pay per article, project authoritative publications - See whats in stock beautiful reading and notes - Learn more or month - Get started for free Healthy workstyles: Why Health = Full Version $ 2.99 Free Wealth unlimited access with print and download eligible as free sample for new members New Zealand Management, August 2009 Get t his Newspaper Article, Journal Article Author: Tynan, Peter ISSN: 1174-5339 Share Start Page: 27 A healthy workforce is vital to a recovering economy - and theres no better time to look after staff than when the pressure is on. With fewer staff on the job, absence from work and reduced productivity can cause significant disruption. Where to start? Two recently published research projects shed light on the problems and potential solutions. The first, done by TNS Conversa for the Southern Cross Corporate solutions team, looked at the true cost of illness to Kiwi employers ( www.healthybusiness.co.nz ). The second from UK health insurer Bupa, looked at the potential impact of recession on workplace health ( www.bupa.co.uk/about/html/reports/health_at_work.html ). The first shows the cost of illness comes not only from the number of sick days taken but also the impact on productivity when employees go to work sick (known as presenteeism). It found NZ employers are paying a high cost for their staffs poor health - upwards of $1500 per employee per year or $2 billion across the entire workforce. And the biggest contributor turns out to be presenteeism. While the average amount of time off work due to illness was 4.2 ... Previewing 35% of this document Full document contains 27 pages Publisher: Mediaweb Ltd Area: Business Abstract: A healthy workforce is vital to a recovering economy - and theres no better time to look after staff than when the pressure is on. With fewer staff on the job, absence from work and reduced productivity can cause significant disruption. By investing in workplace health, employers can play a fundamental role in supporting people with poor health, preventing future ill-health and promoting good health - all of which leads to a happier, more productive workforce - and healthier bottom line.udini.proquest.com/preview/healthy-workstyles-why-health--goid:910262106/ 1/2

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