Tranquillity and peace aren’t always two words you’d associate with a busy working office – but that’s about to change. 21 June is International Yoga Day, where people around the world celebrate the impact yoga has had on their lives, and the impact it can have on the world.
2017 is nearly at the halfway mark and the summer months are approaching, which means the start of the holiday season – and hopefully better weather! June sees the start of Bike Week, an event set up by charity Cycling UK to promote the environmental, health and social benefits of cycling, and to encourage people […]
There are a few reasons why negative behaviour can appear in the office. It could be a workplace culture that’s a bit too constricting or unrealistic deadlines that are causing stress, for example. It’s really important to address these issues, to change behaviour for the better. How? Well, no business wants to turn their employees […]
Employee wellbeing is a major concern for employers, with more focus on businesses to account for their staff’s mental and physical health.
Improving staff health is not only beneficial to business performance, but more importantly employee morale, motivation and engagement. Here are five common myths about improving staff health through health wellbeing programmes and the real truth behind them. Many staff still feel the pressures of the recent recession, in particular doing more work for […]
A new report suggests that an hour’s “brisk exercise”, for example, a brisk walk, each day offsets the risks of early death linked to a desk-bound working life. Many employees spend 8 hours or more at a desk each and every day, and there is no escape from sitting for prolonged periods, and this doesn’t […]
Your people are your most valuable asset, and it costs a lot to identify, interview and recruit employees so it makes sense to put into practice policies that help retain your employees. But what does it take to retain employees? Here are seven ideas you can implement to retain employees and keep them happy and […]
Research by the National Charity Partnership, a collaboration between the British Heart Foundation, Diabetes UK, and Tesco has found that over half of the employees it surveyed (52%) never leave the office at lunchtime, and nearly a quarter (24%) regularly work through their lunch break. The concept of employee wellbeing is continuing to grow in […]
In organisations across the UK and around the globe, there is a focus on mental health and employee wellbeing. But in trying to understand all these variations of problems, disorders, and adopting HR policies for safeguarding, etc. are we simply missing a simple trick, which is to focus on happiness. Many forward-thinking organisations are now […]
Last week saw the second annual Invictus Games hosted in the USA. When it was first launched in 2014 in London, Britain was still riding high in post Olympic spirit. The games were extremely well received and were praised by critics at the time as being exactly what the country and these veterans needed. Fast […]