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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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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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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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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