On 23 March 2020, Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a televised address telling the British public to ‘stay at home’. This unprecedented move put the whole country into the first lockdown, impacting the working lives, health, and wellbeing of millions of people.
Two years on, the country thankfully seems to be emerging from the pandemic, but it has irreversibly changed many lives.
Indeed, in a survey of 500 UK HR decision makers, Towergate Health & Protection found that 86% of employers believe their employees would like more support for their health and wellbeing in a change to expectations since the pandemic.
The pandemic has altered the way we live and work and has changed our outlook and expectations. Employees need greater health and wellbeing support now than ever before and employers need to look at new ways to assist their staff that matches with the change in circumstances and growth in need.
Brett Hill is Distribution Director of Towergate Health & Protection. Brett’s career spans 20 years, working in technical, commercial, sales & marketing and senior management roles with leading insurance companies, including AXA PPP Healthcare, Standard Life Healthcare and Unum. Brett has been responsible for charting the company’s...