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Generali Employee Benefits becomes an official partner of the campaign Healthy Workplaces for All Ages. The campaign is organised by the European Commission Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) and involves a wide range of partners, to share insights…

Sitting is the new smoking and will ultimately make you sick.

With health and wellbeing increasingly at the heart of companies’ strategies to both control costs and increase performance, a new book, Deskbound, reveals how it all starts with office desks.

If you are bound to a desk for 8…

Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) are a group of painful disorders of muscles, tendons, and nerves such as tendonitis and tension neck syndrome (Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety) associated to work posture and movements.

A range of workplace interventions…

Mindfulness is an ancient technique to train the mind to be focused and relaxed. It’s now taking centre stage in the public discourse, with sport champions and business leaders advocating its powerful benefits.

How we can effectively bring mindfulness into the office space? We discuss it…

The first white paper published by the Japan’s government on the phenomenon of “Karoshi” hit the headline this autumn by highlighting the extent to which overwork can affect your health.

The term karoshi refers to cases of death due to extremely long working hours. Two types of karoshi…

50,000 companies of all sizes were surveyed in the 2nd EU Survey of Enterprises on New and Emerging Risks (EU Agency for Safety and Health at Work, 2015).

The survey covers 36 countries (EU-28 plus neighbouring countries including Norway, Serbia, Switzerland and Turkey) and focuses on main…

Food is our fuel and a powerful ally to stay healthy and raise our energy level.

Research is expanding our understanding of the immune-boosting potential of a range of nutrients. This brings back to our table foods whose benefits have long been known, and adds new items in our dietary habits…

Flu season is coming. Each year employees face the decision to take the vaccination shot or not. Uptake and impact vary across countries and business sectors. We review messages from health institutions worldwide addressing common perceptions about vaccine benefits and risks.

Common…

Innovative programme for employees in France

Starting January 2017, Generali Vitality will be accessible to companies that subscribe to a health and/or protection insurance contract with Generali France.

Following the successful launch of the health linked insurance programme in Germany…

While private health insurance in Germany is a mature market with nearly € 37 billion of annual premium income, the market for preventive healthcare and wellness for private and corporate clients is not nearly as developed yet.

Several surveys show that corporate clients are aware that…

Generali Employee Benefits UK has launched an easy-to-use, DIY communications portal, giving clients and intermediaries the opportunity to produce bespoke wellbeing material – from information leaflets and posters to wallet cards and presentation folders.

The Wellbeing Communications Hub has…

Since 2015 Generali China Life stepped up its investment in health management to best respond to the health needs of its corporate clients. With its Health Management Platform, Generali has created a dedicated eco-system that combines online and off line continuing support to clients and their…