01Nov 2019
360 degree approach to wellbeing in the workplace

As it stands, mental health problems at work are said to cost British employers between £33 billion and £42 billion a year, according to the Thriving At Work report published in 2017, so there is certainly a business case for implementing workplace wellbeing programmes. But are the organisations that are trying to execute these initiatives going about it in the right way?

27Sep 2018
mindfulness in the workplace, stress management, workplace wellbeing

Mindfulness is steadily gaining popularity as a stress reducing technique among employees and employers alike. It has been shown to significantly reduce workplace stress, frustration and burnout, so you can see why huge corporations such as Apple, Google and Aetna have implemented mindfulness as part of their staff wellbeing programmes. Even some primary schools have started […]

11Jun 2018

Last year, an estimated 12.5 million working days were lost due to work-related stress, anxiety or depression, costing the British economy over £6.5 billion during 2016/17. Fortunately, employee wellbeing has started to become a more poignant focus of overall business strategy, as more and more organisations begin to understand the impact that wellbeing has on […]

01Jun 2018
Why good managers need to be leaders

Managers and leaders. They’re one and the same, right? The short answer is “NO”. The concept does cause confusion, for although it is relatively easy to distinguish between the two roles, many people are both (or at least, try to be both). Managers by definition have a position of power over others, usually through having […]

18May 2018
Tips for a stress-free holiday

Guest blog by Emma Richings, Travel Counsellor Part of wellbeing at work is ensuring you use your annual leave entitlement to get away from the office, relax and switch off. The best way to do this is by going away on holiday, yet some can find this a daunting prospect. Here are my top tips […]