Employee wellbeing

Articles, news and analysis on the topic of employee wellbeing and its importance for UK SMEs.

Employing & managing staff

Avoid employee burnout with these 4 tips

Burnout is a growing issue with modern work culture – here are four simple steps to help prevent your employees from burning out

Legal advice

Ethical veganism is a philosophical belief – the steps you should take next

A ruling says that ethical vegans should have similar legal protection to those with religious beliefs. What does it mean for your business?

Employing & managing staff

Is wellbeing leave a possibility for small businesses?

Xero has implemented wellbeing leave for its employees, but a policy like this may be unattainable for small businesses.


Sales workers turn to comfort eating to deal with stress and anxiety

More than half of those working in the sales industry say that stress and anxiety causes them to comfort eat, research shows.

Employing & managing staff

Here’s how to get your employees moving and exercising

Encouraging staff to say active isn't always easy, but Dr Davina Deniszczyc of Nuffield Health shares a few methods which might help your employees move more.


One out of three employees taking time out due to mental health

Instant Offices encourage employers to support their teams and prioritise mental health to reduce the stigma attached to mental health issues in the workplace.


Trust found to be major factor in employee retention and wellbeing

A quarter of UK employees have left their company due to issues around trust, with a majority of employees identify trust as a primary reason to stay or leave.

Employing & managing staff

Are companies doing enough to deal with burnout in their workforce?

Talking Talent research highlights more than half of all professionals feel burnout in some form during their work.

Employing & managing staff

Six workplace wellbeing trends businesses should look out for

Here, Health Assured CEO and wellbeing expert, David Price, gives six top wellbeing trends.


What is Britain’s deadliest industry to work in?

A new First4Lawyers study analyses decades of workplace death data as well as yearly salaries to find out which is the deadliest industry to work in and how much you get paid for it.

Employing & managing staff

Supporting someone with cancer in the workplace

Dr Steve Iley, Bupa UK medical director shares his tips on creating a supportive workplace for employees with sensitive health issues.


Workers who are reluctant to take breaks at risk burn-out

New international research reveals British workers are reluctant to take career breaks and risk burn-out.

Partner content

5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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Partner content

What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

Partner content

Benefits of switching to the right business bank account

We've teamed up with the Current Account Switch Service to explain the benefits of switching your business bank account.

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Business Companion: a reliable voice in the misinformation age

Business Companion is a one-stop-shop for accurate and up-to-date legal guidance, whatever sector you’re in — and it’s all completely free