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Darth Vader voted the nation's most likely panto villain in new survey
With the UK pantomime season well underway, a survey released today by Benenden, who are sponsoring this year's York Theatre Royal panto has revealed that Darth Vader is the nation’s preferred alternative to a traditional panto villain. Find out more.
Is your job making you ill? Benenden research reveals just how unhealthy the nation feels at work
A survey of 2,000 employed people today reveals that a huge 87% of employees blame their workplace for making them ill, with only 25% saying they feel healthy at work on a regular basis. Find out more.
Death of the lunch hour? Benenden launches new workplace health research
Research released today by Benenden reveals that UK workers’ lunch hours are dying out, as the majority continue to work during what was traditionally a break from the working routine, despite not being paid for it. Find out more.
Benenden’s National Health Report reveals destructive ‘Drunkorexia’ trend hitting the U.K.
Football, running and rugby revealed to carry the greatest risk of injury
New Benenden research reveals that traditionally ‘dangerous’ sports such as boxing and rugby do not actually result in more injuries than ‘safer’ sports such as running and cycling do. Find out more.
New Benenden study reveals impact of parents influence on children's sporting choices
Almost a third (30%) of parents in the UK admit to not encouraging their children to take part in any kind of sport. Find out more.
Benenden reveals stats on travel insurance in new survey
A quarter of the British public (23%) rely on blind optimism rather than travel insurance to protect them and their families when they travel around the world, new Benenden research revealed. Find out more.
A royal awakening for the ageing population
Research released today by Benenden shows that 60 per cent of British people don’t believe they will be as healthy and active as the Queen at 90 years old. Find out more.
Benenden reveals what impact sugar has on the body
A new tool developed by Benenden outlines the affect that sugar has on the body of the average man, woman and five year old child, in a bid to educate customers about a healthy diet. Find out more.
Basket of goods sugar comparison tool launched
New analysis shows sugar content in UK Basket of Goods has risen by 28.7 grams – with Benenden launching interactive infographic to compare the changes. Find out more.