UK employers may lose £2.5billion each year to loneliness

A new report from the Co-op and New Economics Foundation suggests that over a million UK workers are affected by loneliness, which in turn impacts on their own health and productivity, as well as people around them in the workplace, and staff turnover.

In his Introduction to the report, Cheif Membership Officer of the Co-op, Rufus Olins, says that "For those employers who choose to recognise and respond to loneliness amongst their workforce, there is the potential to improve the health of their colleagues as well as their bottom line".

Read more, or download the report from this page.