Wellbeing

27Mar 2018

We all know that smoking is bad for the health. But there is one physical and mental benefit to being a smoker: taking regular breaks from work! The average attention span lasts for 25-45 minutes, depending on the time of day. After this, it becomes harder to focus on the task at hand. As we […]

22Mar 2018
neurodifference, workplace, stress, disability

The workplace is often set up in a way which encourages people to push themselves harder, through targets, incentives or simple performance markers. What some employers fail to understand is how this basic measuring can, at times, exacerbate the difficulties of people who have a hidden disability or neuro-difference.

13Feb 2018
stress assessment in Brighton workplace

Carrying out a thorough employee wellbeing evaluation is vital to understanding your current situation and the areas that most need improvement. From here you can create a workplace wellbeing programme that is tailored to your business and the needs of your employees. When it comes to health and wellbeing, one size does not fit all.

19Dec 2017
tips for dealing with holiday overwhelm

The holiday period can be very overwhelming. In fact, according to the National Institute of Health, Christmas is the time of year that people most experience a rise in depression. There are a range of situations that can trigger this response – unrealistic expectations, excessive consumerism and forced cheer are just a few reasons cited […]

16Dec 2017
Overeating during holidays

Christmas is almost upon us, which means opportunities to gorge ourselves with food and drink are everywhere. From festive work parties to dinners and drinks with family and friends, this is the most overindulgent time of year by a long shot. While it’s OK to indulge and enjoy yourself during the festive period, it’s important […]

14Dec 2017
workplace wellbeing, business, health

Workplace wellbeing is essential for businesses to thrive. The equation is simple – happy, healthy employees are more productive, work better in teams and produce better outcomes, ultimately driving higher profit margins and taking businesses to the next level. Here are five workplace wellbeing trends set to take 2018 by storm.

22Nov 2017
musculoskeletal health, musculoskeletal disorders

507,000 British workers suffered work-related musculoskeletal disorders in 2016/17, resulting in the loss of 8.9 million working days. The majority of these were related to back and neck problems caused by poor posture and repetitive strain. Employers can play a key role in preventing and managing musculoskeletal disorders by planning a strategy that not only […]

08Nov 2017
Thriving at Work: mental health in the workplace

The UK faces a “significant mental health challenge at work,” a review commissioned by the Prime Minister has found. Thriving at Work, which was published in October 2017, states that around 300,000 people with long-term mental health problems lose their job each year, putting the annual cost to the UK economy at £99 billion. Employers […]