Sleep and Work

Don’t sleep on the job – sleep to do the job better!


The single biggest contributor to living better is: better sleep! For a more detailed account of the link between a good night’s sleep, and a positive day’s work, look no further than this Public Health Matters blog, and its link to the new sleep toolkit from Business in the Community.

John Dugmore, chief executive of Suffolk Chamber said “there have been numerous studies in recent months which suggest that British adults are not getting enough sleep. This has a direct impact on their mental and physical wellbeing both at home and in the workplace. We hope that local businesses will help support the basic message of this month’s campaign: Don’t sleep on the job – sleep to do the job better!”

           Click here for the NHS guide to better sleep.

Suffolk Chamber and Suffolk County Council Public Health & Communities are encouraging Suffolk businesses to share their answers on their social media channels to the question: “How do you ensure your staff are getting enough sleep?” by using the hashtag #HealthyWorkplaces.

Here are some articles about the importance of sleep: