Employees reveal lack of action against long-term health worries: survey

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Over a third (40%) of workers globally say they are worried about their long-term health, yet 40% admit they haven't had a health check in the last year and a significant number have no idea about simple measures of health, such as cholesterol levels, according to research published today. Inflexible and long working hours are compounding the problem, as employees feel unable to take time off to manage their health. The findings are revealed in the second of two new Business of health 2020 reports, How organisations can overcome employee health inertia, from Aetna International, a gl...

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Christopher Copper-Ind

Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.