Employers believe staff health support is vital

Almost all (98%) of the 86 companies that responded to Bupa’s Health at work client survey said that supporting the health of employees is important to them. However, when asked to pick the most important thing to invest in, only 13% of companies opted for health at work initiatives, compared with 74% that would choose to invest in staff training and development.

Health insurance was identified as the top health at work initiative (86%).