Health Sec calls on employers to offer perks to 'help health of nation'

Health Sec calls on employers to offer perks to 'help health of nation'

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, has urged companies to offer healthy work perks such as bike loans, free fruit and counselling services to encourage employee wellbeing – The Telegraph reports.

The initiative - which was launched on Monday - calls on employers to do more to “help the health of their staff and nation”. Hancock says that it will additionally alleviate squeezed pressures on the NHS if workforces are healthier.

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