Employee Wellbeing

Long Commutes Hitting Health And Productivity: What Can Employers Do?

Kate Palmer | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK
Kate Palmer

Having someone to talk to and receiving employee support goes a long way towards reducing mental health concerns, preventing absenteeism for mental health illness and increasing productivity at work as employee concerns impact less on a working day.

Employee Wellbeing - the Catalyst for Success

Emily McLaren | Posted 13.09.2016 | UK
Emily McLaren

The term 'wellbeing' refers to a state of being comfortable, healthy or happy - something which employers all over the world are striving to achieve f...

How to Build a Lean, Mean Workforce

Sean Farrington | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK
Sean Farrington

Prioritising employees' physical and mental wellbeing is really important. Aside from generally caring about colleagues' health, a healthy office actually helps to increase productivity and can even reduce absenteeism.

Should Flexible Employee Benefit Schemes Replace Wellbeing Programmes?

Adam Strong | Posted 10.01.2015 | UK
Adam Strong

It appears that some employers just don't get it, using flexible employee benefits schemes to make us work harder, I don't think so! Employers are cut...

Why More and More Companies Are Taking Action on Stress

Louise Aston | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK
Louise Aston

In the right amounts, pressure can help to sustain motivation, improve individual performance and drive results at work. But when employees lack the support to manage and control excessive pressure, it can quickly escalate to unmanageable levels of stress. If left unaddressed, this can lead to longer term problems that are harder to reverse.

I'm Not Going to Talk About Happiness...

Jilly Forster | Posted 25.09.2012 | UK Politics
Jilly Forster

Measuring Happiness is often discussed in the media. The theme never really varies. Is this happiness? Can we define happiness? Does this work for everybody? It's all so...unsatisfactory. People get bogged down in definitions, lose the big picture. So, allow me to turn away from happiness for the time being and look at the broader concept of wellbeing.