Supporting our communities

Supporting our communities

 

Read our latest updates on staying connected throughout 2020, whether that's at work or in general life. We focus on how communities can adapt, and the ways in which you can help your colleagues, and vice versa. We're here to help you provide much-needed support to get through the difficult times and thrive as we head through the year. 

2021 latest news

 

27/8/2021

 

Rainy day activities for all the family to enjoy

Mother and child crafting together

 

It wouldn’t be a proper British summer without a few rainy days, would it? So, when the showers start, it’s time to get the creative juices flowing. Here are a few activities that you can get stuck in to - and get the kids involved too!

Discover rainy day activities

24/3/2021

 

6 ways to create an environmentally friendly garden

Woman and child saving compostable food from kitchen

 

There are many steps that we can all take to help protect our environment, such as recycling more, printing less and choosing greener travel options to name a few. However, we can even go one step further and look at ways that we can help to protect our green community through caring for the green space that is right on our doorstep. 

Discover our six top tips

24/3/2021

 

Introducing indoor plants to your home

Selection of indoor plans in jars

 

Research suggests that the greatest benefits of indoor plants are through wellbeing and productivity improvement. Introducing some leafy friends to our indoor lives can also help to give our day-to-day actions a life-giving and nurturing purpose. Here’s just a few ways that you can help to bring the joy of nature into your home.

Read more about houseplants

28/1/2021

 

How has COVID-19 affected our health, communities and the NHS?

Man wearing mask for covid-19


It’s no surprise that our survey revealed that 2020 has had a major impact on people’s attitudes to their health, with 1 in 5 Brits admitting the pandemic encouraged them to take better care of their health/lifestyle. Find out how COVID-19 has influenced their 2021 New Year Resolutions.

New Years resolution survey

24/2/2021

 

A health revolution: focusing on our long-term health goals

Lady running with weights to focus on health goals

 

Events over the past year have changed our psychological mindsets, which has impacted our personal goals. Jo Hemmings, Behavioural Psychologist, shares her five top tips for keeping health resolutions..

2021 and beyond

The charities we support

 

Support Sported with us

Support Sported with us

 

When you download SimplyMe, you'll help young people get active too. Sported is a charity that’s helping young people facing disadvantage get active through the pandemic and beyond. Join SimplyMe today because we’re donating to them on behalf of our users. Every download and subsequent sign-up within the app will be a £5 donation to Sported - up to 25,000 downloads. 

Support Sported with us

We're supporting Diabetes UK

Supporting Diabetes UK

 

We’re committed to helping people access the healthcare they need. Diabetes UK enables people to access the help and support they need by phone, website and webchat, providing reassurance at a worrying time.

Our work with Diabetes UK

1/5/2020

 

Lending a hand to Mind and Unity

Supporting Mind and Unity across Hampshire

 

See how our donations are helping those who need support across the south while we make our way through social distancing and lockdown.

Supporting Mind and Unity

Your work community

 

7/4/2020

 

Help your teams work from home

Help your teams work from home

 

We, along with every business, have looked at what we can do to help our employees during this period and here we share with you a few thoughts and suggestions, completely appreciating that these won’t be right for all businesses.

Set your team up to WFH

23/6/2020

 

How to support employees who are carers

Carer pushing her mum in a wheelchair

 

Three ways your business can support employees who are carers as well. It's not easy for them, but there is help out there. 

Support your carers

23/6/2020

 

Supporting your employees through COVID-19 and beyond

employee on a video call with his team

 

Your employees need you during this difficult time, and you can help them. We discuss easing financial worries and promoting physical health.

Help your colleagues in 2020

 

The Redundancy & Career Support Hub

Helping our customers through redundancy and career changes, and into the new future

 

An icon showing the support for someone going through redundancy

 

A toolkit with advice and tips to help you stand out from the crowd and grab the next job opportunity with both hands. From building your brand to CV writing, we’ve got you covered. 

 

We also spoke with Marketing manager Ben Sellers to get his experiences with redundancy and we have job search guidance from one of our Talent specialists. 

Your redundancy & career support