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April 2018

New toolkit to promote healthy eating and exercise to employees

By | April 29th, 2018|Blog|

Public Health England and Business in the Community have published a toolkit in an effort to encourage employers to promote healthier eating and exercising to their employees.  Keen to stress the business benefits, the toolkit explains that such initiatives can boost productivity, slash absence rates, and play a key role in facilitating a happy workforce. [...]

January 2017

Bosses aren’t immune to the January blues

By | January 8th, 2017|Blog|

January can be a thoroughly dull and dismal month, and if you’re feeling a bit down in the dumps, then you’re definitely not alone.  The festivities are over, the weather is miserable, and there’s pretty much a full six months to wait before your summer holidays will come round. Right about now, you’re probably considering [...]

October 2016

Going for Gold with staff health and wellbeing

By | October 31st, 2016|Blog|

Since the 2016 Rio Olympics there seems to have been various stories in the news about health and wellbeing. That isn’t at all surprising, as many people will have been motivated to get out of their chairs and get more active.  Long may it last. Even the most dedicated of couch potatoes would have struggled [...]

September 2016

Pokémon Go – Should employers be worried?

By | September 19th, 2016|Blog|

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of months, you’ll be familiar with the latest digital trend sweeping the world.  Pokémon Go involves using your mobile to find and capture virtual creatures, and is currently being used by more than 100 million users worldwide. Now I'm not one of them to [...]

August 2016

Should employers ban cake culture?

By | August 12th, 2016|Blog|

Having just come back from honeymoon, it’s fair to say I probably over indulged and took full advantage of the all-inclusive resort we stayed at.  I'm now sat here thinking the gym membership I started before my wedding will come in handy with those few extra pounds to lose. But what with all this lovely [...]

January 2016

An employers’ guide to strategically managing employee wellbeing

By | January 17th, 2016|Blog|

If you take a look around at business priorities in January, you’re likely to find that many leaders are paying lip service to improving employee wellbeing. It’s fairly easy to roll out some quick wins, like introducing healthier options in the canteen, and organising lunchtime walks, and it’s true that these things can be successful. [...]