Is well-being still important at work?

Employers’ views on recession, the new fit note and priorities for the year ahead

Tyers C, Martin R | Opinion Paper OP17 | Institute for Employment Studies | Jul 2009

While the economy was booming, so was a huge industry based around helping employers to promote health and well-being at work.

The business climate has clearly changed. In tough times, will employers feel this is one issue too many to worry about?

This paper explores employers' attitudes to the new fit note and their top priorities in the health and well-being area.