Wellbeing at Work

The Workstyle Revolution is here! New book by Lizzie Penny and Alex Hirst

“This book is terrific. It provides inspiration that one word can change the course of history. Lizzie and Alex are longtime leaders of the conversation on autonomous working, and this is an eye-opening perspective on the future of work” Sophie Devonshire, author of LoveWork and Superfast – Lead at Speed. “Lizzie and Alex have spearheaded […]

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Westfield Health Appoints Kate Platts as Head of Research and Innovation

Kate Platts will head up research and innovation at Westfield Health to keep businesses ahead amid fast-paced, changing employee wellbeing demands. Kate comes with a wealth of expertise in the wellbeing space. She is a Researcher at the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University, studying workplace health and wellbeing interventions. She has previously […]

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Aon’s UK Benefits and Trends Survey 2022 says menopause training and policies are employers’ biggest health benefit aim next year

Three-quarters of UK employers see women’s health as a concern  Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm, has found that UK employers see women’s health as a key priority in their health and wellbeing strategies, with nearly three-quarters of employers (73 percent) reporting women’s health as a concern. Employers view menopause training […]

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Stepping up wellbeing initiatives at hospitals in Kent to support the health and wellbeing of staff

Acupuncture, art therapy, wellbeing lounges and massage chairs are just some of the initiatives offered at one hospital trust in Kent to support the health and wellbeing of staff who have experienced rising stress since the pandemic. Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (MTW) is leading the way in helping staff cope with stress and […]

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From periods to menopause – Howden shows businesses how to better support women’s health

On International Women’s Day (8th March)[i] Howden Employee Benefits & Wellbeing (Howden) is shining a light on the need for employers to do more to support the health and wellbeing of female employees.  They are hosting a webinar, “It’s time to talk about women’s health in the workplace” and launching an accompanying guide to help […]

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Perkbox and Gympass partner to expand wellbeing rewards

Global employee benefits and rewards platform, Perkbox, has partnered with Gympass, the world’s leading corporate wellness platform, to offer employees greater wellbeing support. The partnership opens the door to more than 420,000 UK employees eligible for Perkbox, giving them the option to access over 2,000 UK fitness facilities and over 30 wellbeing apps available through […]

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Tips to support employees with cancer from Howden Employee Benefits & Wellbeing

According to Macmillan[i] 1 in 3 (or 750,000) of the two million people currently living with cancer in the UK are of working age. This figure is set to rise to 1.7 million by 2030. Howden Employee Benefits & Wellbeing is urging businesses to address the oncoming cancer pandemic and use World Cancer Day (4th […]

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How should companies re-imagine their benefits strategy for a post-covid business environment? Howden explains

Howden Employee Benefits & Wellbeing (Howden) says many businesses will need to review and re-imagine their benefits and wellbeing strategy, in light of the impact and changing work environment created by the pandemic. This was the subject of its latest webinar, ‘Our Ultimate Guide to Re-imagining your Benefits Strategy’ where host Matthew Gregson, Head of […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2021: Mental Health and Wellbeing Show goes virtual to celebrate!

The Mental Health & Wellbeing Show Virtual aims to promote positive mental health through open conversation, promoting awareness and sharing real-life experiences.   To celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week, popular award-winning training and events company, Ajuda Training, are hosting a modern and state-of-the-art virtual event taking place on 20th May 2021 – the Mental Health […]

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Lockdown and home working have caused ‘Dry Eye Syndrome’ to soar

Here’s what Dry Eye is and how to relieve symptoms: More time indoors with the central heating on and staring at a screen for long periods are both factors that are thought to have led to an increase of Dry Eye Syndrome in the past 12 months. According to research, around one in four people […]

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