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CIPD Report 2022


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Simplyhealth are proud to partner with CIPD to deliver the 2022 Health and Wellbeing at Work report.


Providing a wealth of benchmarking data on key areas like absence management, wellbeing benefits and mental health, the report can help you take the steps to support your employees’ wellbeing through industry standard guidance.


Learn how the report can:


  • Provide insight and case studies to share with your employees
  • Offer industry benchmarking to see where you sit
  • Aid health and wellbeing through detailed analysis and recommendations for your business

Key findings from the 2022 Health and Wellbeing at Work report

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Employers need to keep employee wellbeing at the top of their agenda


  • 70% of respondents agree that employee wellbeing is on senior leaders’ agendas, down from 75% last year
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COVID-19 continues to impact employee wellbeing

  • 66% say they are concerned about the impact of the pandemic on employees’ mental health
  • 46% of organisations have employees who have experience long COVID in the last year
  • 24% of respondents’ state COVID-related anxiety is among the top three causes of workplace stress
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Workplace stress remains a main cause of short and long-term absences


  • 76% of respondents report some form of stress-related absence from their place of work – this figure increases to 90% in larger organisations
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Presenteeism and leaveism remain persistent unhealthy working practices at work


  • 53% of organisations are taking steps to address presenteeism
  • 67% of respondents have observed some form of leaveism