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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Wellbeing Champions: we recently interviewed Shelby King from The Bristol Hotel

Which company do you work for and how large is your organisation? We are part of The Doyle Collection, an Irish owned company with 8 properties and 1300 people. I am Human Resources Manager at The Bristol Hotel and we have 130 people working here. What are your thoughts on engagement and staff wellbeing? It’s…

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Championing Wellbeing: The Soil Association

Every month we share an interview from companies that work hard to help their staff. This month we interviewed Sophie and Lauren from The Soil Association: How large is your organisation? The Soil Association has 250 staff in total – 150 office based in Bristol, 10 in Scotland plus our field based inspectors. We are…

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A Health Check for Your Healthy Activities – the Health and Wellbeing Award

We love this guest blog from Lance Cross of My Business Performance: You have probably already heard about the Investors in People Standard. Have you also heard of its close relative the Health and Wellbeing Award ? It is structured the same and is driven by the same spirit, aiming to improve an organisation’s performance…

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The Organisational Talent That Left The Building

  Recently I was at a meeting with a potential associate for our business. During the course of our conversation we reminisced about our previous careers. I had been a company accountant in a £2.5 million turnover business. My Co-Director was a former director of a Top 100 financial planning business and our meeting guest…

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