Large employers give a shot in the arm to health research centre

Phillips, Lucy
May 2009
People Management;5/21/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p10
The article offers information on the Centre for Organizational Health and Well-being, a centre for workplace health at Lancaster University, launched at the British House of Commons on May 12, 2009 and being supported by major employers such as Tesco, Nestlé and Unilever. The centre will have academics, along with health and human resource (HR) professionals on research projects related to workplace well-being. Professor Susan Cartwright, director of the centre, said the organisation would focus on the processes the positively enhance health.


Related Articles

  • Debates in the House of Commons. Coryton, Demitri; Marshall, Michael; Waterman, Chris // Education Parliamentary Monitor;Mar2010, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p358 

    The article provides highlights of several debates in the House of Commons of Great Britain. On March 1, 2010, the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Ben Bradshaw said that there had been a significant progress in the level of participation in school sport since 1997. The Major...

  • GP Diary.  // GP: General Practitioner;3/20/2009, p8 

    The article discusses various issues related to family medicine in Great Britain. It notes that Richard Taylor, an independent medical practitioner from Worcestershire in England, was thrilled to see Ben Bradshaw in a recent debate in the House of Commons. It also mentions the plan of cabinet...

  • Untitled. Ashford, Warwick // Computer Weekly;6/23/2009, p32 

    The article presents the opinion of Ben Bradshaw, Great Britain's culture secretary, on the Digital Britain report of the British government. While speaking in the House of Commons, he states that the report focuses on the global technological revolution which is necessary for the prosperity of...

  • Bullying in Schools. Coryton, Demitri; Grimmett, Helen; Hargreaves, Arabella; Marshall, Michael; Waterman, Chris // Children's Services Parliamentary Monitor;Oct2007, Issue 12, p486 

    The article reports on a debate on bullying in schools, held at the House of Commons in Great Britain. According to junior Minister Kevin Brennan, they have come up with measures to address bullying in schools, making safety and well-being of pupils and staff as the main priority. One of the...

  • Room for the Hon. Members?  // Time;12/21/1959, Vol. 74 Issue 25, p19 

    The article reports on the working conditions of the members of the House of Commons at the palace of Westminster in London, England. It mentions that dismal conditions at the palace citing that not one of the 630 Members of Parliament (MPs) has an office all his own or even a permanent desk...

  • MPs call for more awareness of obesity in the workplace.  // Occupational Health;Jul2004, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p7 

    Reports on the efforts of the British government in promoting obesity awareness in workplaces. Role of employers in the activity; Remarks from the British Commons Health Select Committee on obesity-related problems; Suggestions for addressing the problems of obesity.

  • Smoking ban ups cessation demand. Baines, Emma // GP: General Practitioner;2/24/2006, p23 

    The article states that primary care smoking cessation services are set to come under pressure as England prepares for a complete ban on smoking in public places in 2007. From summer 2007, smoking in all pubs, clubs and workplaces will be illegal after British members of parliament in the...

  • Why product placement won't be damaging anyone's health.  // Marketing Week (01419285);1/14/2010, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p12 

    The article discusses the proposal to liberalize paid-for product placement (PP) on British television which was proposed by British Department of Culture, Media and Sport, under the leadership of Ben Bradshaw. The proposal was criticized by the medical profession, children's charities and...

  • Why Murdoch won't dictate Labour's media view. Bradshaw, Ben // Campaign (UK);1/29/2010, Issue 4, p15 

    An interview with Great Britain's Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Ben Bradshaw is presented. Bradshaw states that he applauded the Office of Communications (Ofcom) for extending advertising on traditional commercial on television channels. He states that government agencies...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics