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Healthy employees are vital to business success and we're here to help you create a workplace that promotes health and wellbeing, focusing on prevention rather than cure.

The healthy workplace blog offers hints and tips, articles and insightful reports to enable you to support the everyday health of your business.

Support your employees this Dry January

Posted on January 8, 2018 by Vanessa Davies
Every January, Alcohol Concern runs a national campaign to encourage as many people as possible to go alcohol-free for 31 days. There are many benefits to ditching the booze and throughout the month, we'll be looking at these and helping you to encourage your employees to get involved.  Continue Reading

Supporting employees with Seasonal Affective Disorder

Posted on January 5, 2018 by Vanessa Davies
Also known as the 'winter blues', seasonal affective disorder (SAD) affects people when the days are shorter and colder. Common symptoms include mood swings, irritability, problems concentrating, weight gain, and even depression. Continue Reading

Supporting employees with stress to help them perform well

Posted on December 4, 2017 by Victoria Cummins

It's safe to assume that nearly all employees are feeling the pressures of modern day life.

Advancing technology means work creeps into home lives with mobile phones and tablets pinging and ringing at all hours. And at home people are being stretched in all directions to meet everyone else's - and their own - demands...

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Employees uncomfortable with being open and honest about mental health issues can result in absenteeism for the company as well as damage to the employee's wellbeing. Continue Reading

Are employee benefits alone enough to make your employees happy?

Posted on October 25, 2017 by Victoria Cummins
Google's Head of EMEA Online Partnerships, Yuval Dvir, asked this question: "Are employee benefits alone enough to make your employees happy?" as he opened his keynote address, sponsored by Simplyhealth, at Employee Benefits Live 2017 in London last Wednesday. Continue Reading