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All bad news or incentive to improve?

Gabrielle Lis

The financial crisis provides employers opportunity to support employees to better health - but there are pitfalls to avoid.

“The first wealth,” claimed Ralph Waldo Emerson, “is health”. With the economic downturn putting individual’s and organisations’ finances under strain, how will the health of the workforce fare? The answer to this question depends on how governments and employers manage the risks and opportunities a recession presents. That’s right: opportunities. Despite all the doom and gloom, when it comes...

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