The gender-specific health of employees may well be set to become a greater concern for HR, after recent research discovered that workplace ‘macho culture’, where being ill or needing help is seen as a weakness, is recognised by 36% of male workers.
The data was released as part of a greater study by workplace digital health platform Peppy, found that two fifths of employers admitted that male employees wait until a health problem becomes severe before talking to their line manager or HR department.
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