Tag Archive: workplace wellness

  • Stress. We all experience it at some point. Some more than others, and some more acutely than others. For many people, a certain amount of stress is important in order…

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  • Last week, our blog focused on the issue of presenteeism and the impact it can have on a business. Despite not being as well-known an issue as absenteeism, presenteeism is…

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  • As autumn and winter approach (more rapidly than we might have wanted), attention is increasingly turning to this year’s national flu vaccination campaign. The NHS Employers organisation takes a leading…

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  • The workplace directly influences the physical, mental and social wellbeing of employees and offers an ideal setting in which to support the promotion of health. Employers are increasingly recognising that…

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  • Workplace stress is still perceived by some to be an employee problem. Whilst it is of great value to encourage employees to improve their own general state of wellbeing by…

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  • The HSE’s ‘management standards’ for work related stress define the culture of organisations that are effectively managing work related stress. The six management standards cover the primary sources of stress…

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  • Electronic cigarettes (or e-cigarettes) are gaining in popularity. According to ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) an estimated 2.1 million adults in Great Britain currently use them. There has been…

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  • Workplace bullying is sometimes known as the ‘silent epidemic’ and many workplaces don’t have any structures in place to deal with it. This is partly because it’s not always easy…

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  • An estimated 21 million adults in the UK suffer from at least one allergy. Some of these may be mild, such as hayfever, and some may be more serious, putting…

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  • The temperature recorded on the 1st July this year was an unbelievable 37.6°c, making it the hottest July day since records began. And if you breathed a sigh of relief…

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