TITLE

Why obesity will continue to affect the bottom line

AUTHOR(S)
Hale, Beth
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
People Management;5/6/2010, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the issue of obesity in the British workplace. It highlights a 2008 government strategy paper that predicts a 90 percent increase of overweight or obese adults by 2050. It underlines the moral and financial imperative on the employers' side to tackle obesity. The author advises employers to make annual health checks compulsory rather than optional but warns them to be cautious when pushing their efforts to slim down their workforce.
ACCESSION #
50882305

 

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