Raise the bar on your wellbeing strategy!

It was great to gain experience from so many HR leaders earlier this week at CIPD London Wellbeing event. The topic of Wellbeing strategy and the weather were hot on the agenda. Here is a snippet of what we learnt… 41% of organisations have seen an increase in stress amongst their staff. While absenteeism is at… Read more »

Walk this way!

National Walking Month How much have you walked today? Was it more than 5,000 steps? Did you notice at all? May is National Walking Month. National Walking Month is a campaign to promote the benefits of walking and to get everyone walking, no matter what your level of fitness is.  Walking is simple and free… Read more »

How will you be Creative and Curious this May?

Learning At Work Week, 15 – 21st May, 2017 When do we stop learning? Fact: In the UK, 20.9% of people between the ages of 25 and 64 have lower than upper secondary education (ONS 2015). Does this mean that we stop learning when we leave school? A quick Q&A around our office reveals that:… Read more »

Advantages of an In house Gym at Work

Gym Facilites Gym  – What are the advantages? Making exercise accessible in your workplace allows staff to improve their health and wellbeing with little disruption to their day. Offering varied classes to attract and engage with all staff can prove to be beneficial to all those involved.  The positive environment encourages team building through inter-departmental challenges and camaraderie amongst staff. An… Read more »

Festival of Winter Walks

Festival of Winter Walks 17th December 2016 – 8th January 2017 With the holiday season approaching the festival of winter walks is a lovely way to get more active and out in the fresh air during the festive season. There are walks all over the country and by visiting the ramblers website you can find a… Read more »

World Diabetes Day 2016

World Diabetes Day – 14th November 2016 Why the 14th November? World Diabetes Day is always held on the 14th November as this was the Birthday of the man who co-discovered insulin, Frederick Banting. The other man involved was Charles Best and together they discovered insulin in 1922. Diabetes Day is internationally recognised and is… Read more »

Mindfulness in the Workplace

  Mindfulness in the workplace How can mindfulness training in the workplace help us to be more resilient, compassionate communicators, calm, creative, better at work/life balance and of course happier? Clinical trails have shown that in addition to increasing concentration and joie de vivre, mindfulness training can: • prevent feelings of anxiety, stress, sadness, unhappiness, exhaustion,… Read more »

Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness With World Mental Health Day (October 10th 2016) now here, there is so much information out there finding out more may be a little daunting. Therefore, we are highlighting stress in the workplace and the use of mindfulness to improve morale. With as many as 1 in 4 suffering each year with a mental… Read more »

LIW – Leisure Industry Week

LIW – Leisure Industry Week 19th – 21st September 2016, Birmingham NEC It’s that time of year again already! Off we go to LIW to seek out new and exciting areas of the Leisure Industry. It is a great opportunity to catch up with suppliers, Industry experts as well as developing new relationships to move… Read more »