Wellbeing in the workplace, your hidden competitive advantage

Much has been spoken around wellbeing in the workplace in recent years and is it any wonder with mental health issues being on the increase. With 3.3 people out of 100 suffering with depression, 5.9 people out of 100 with generalised anxiety disorder and 7.8 people out of 100 with mixed anxiety and depression it…

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Migraine in the workplace

Migraine: a workplace issue Did you know that migraine is the most common and disabling neurological disorder in the UK. Affecting  1 in 7 people, it is more prevalent than diabetes, epilepsy and asthma combined There are 190,000 migraine attacks every day in the UK. For the vast majority of people who live with migraine, their condition…

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Three reasons why your corporate wellbeing strategies aren’t working and what you can do about it.

We speak to many companies about wellbeing and assist with their wellbeing strategies. We have noticed a trend. Wellbeing strategies are failing to gain momentum and produce results and it is often hard for people to get funding. Is your strategy is failing? The answer is simple – has anything changed for the better? Have staff…

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Workplace Wellbeing – a strategy for business growth

What does an impactful workplace wellbeing strategy look like? Employee wellbeing and engagement are certainly the buzzwords for recent times – but what does an impactful workplace wellbeing strategy truly look like? I would argue that as an employer and as an accountant I would like to get my money’s worth from the staff wage…

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What a wonderful Summer……or is it?

What a wonderful Summer! It’s an amazingly hot and dry Summer in the UK and for some of us it’s a welcome change. I love the Summer – I feel energised, alert and everything seems more fun. Summer has a buzz about it for me ……..which got me thinking. My assumption is that everyone loves…

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Mental Health Awareness Week – What can we do next?

Workplace Mental Health  – a plan for action! How do you start your day? The Bounce team starts most days with a check in session – we ask questions of each other such as : How is your energy? How did you sleep? Is anything concerning you? This is aimed at ensuring we share the…

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Healthy body, healthy mind – be active, reduce stress & improve resilience

Most of us know that being active is good for us – the challenge is finding something you like to do and the time to do it. With the stresses of modern life, time plugged into screens and sedentary work on the rise, there’s a need to get moving both within the workplace and outside…

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Does your workplace wellbeing strategy increase productivity and employee engagement?

“There are strong links between trust, wellbeing and engagement, employee engagement continues to be an important predictor of company performance” Unum  – Developing an Effective Wellbeing Strategy So let’s set the scene…….. How do you get improved employee engagement and productivity, when workloads are increasing and the demands of modern life in a  24/7 society…

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Embracing Life’s Challenges With Gratitude

I have recently returned from a trip to a remote island in the Caribbean called Carriacou. It is part of a group of islands called the Grenadines, has only 2000 residents, and is both mountainous and beautiful. However, within and hour of arrival I found my resilience was tested – as was my gratitude. My…

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One, Two, Three and Balance is Restored

How many times have you heard “it comes in threes” when you hear bad news? The “it comes in threes” assumption about a run of bad luck has origins which have long been forgotten but when the third has happened balance is restored. Maybe we stop looking after the third? Maybe it is divinity in…

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