Employee wellbeing

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


Workers put wellbeing over pay, new research finds

More than half of employees agree that they would choose a company that cared about their wellbeing over a company that pays more.


Average UK lunch hour is just 34 minutes – How can you give more?

New research suggests UK workers rarely leave the office at lunch time and they eat lunch at their desk on average four days a week.


All that British workers really want is to work outdoors

All workers really want is to be outdoors - yet some only see 30 mins of fresh air per day.

Employing & managing staff

How to support the wellbeing of younger employees

With a recent focus on zero-hour contracts in the media, we look at how you can maintain the wellbeing of your younger staff.


Hearing loss fear in the workplace for British ageing workers

Fear of losing their hearing is a main concern for British workers, with many worrying that the impairment will impact their job.

Employing & managing staff

Do you care enough about your employees’ financial wellbeing?

Heidi Allan, head of insights and engagement at Neyber, discusses the disconnect between employers and staff when it comes to attitudes towards employee financial wellbeing.


A quarter of UK employees are unhappy with their overall wellbeing

New report highlights how financial stress and poor physical health can impact employees wellbeing.

Business management

The quiet opportunity: taking advantage of the slow periods

Here, Dr Mark Winwood, director of psychological services for AXA PPP healthcare, tells us how to take advantage of the quiet times.


Half of UK employers are introducing wellbeing schemes

Two thirds of UK employees admit they feel stressed in their jobs, prompting businesses to introduce employee wellbeing schemes.


Employee sleep deprivation isn’t being tackled by employers

Number of organisations including sleep within their wellbeing strategy set to rise during National Bed Month in March.


Rise in UK employers using wellbeing strategies to improve engagement

Employers are working hard to ensure they have a healthy wellbeing strategy in place to improve employee health.


Sedentary society: UK workers spend nine hours a day sitting down

British workers spend nine hours a day sitting down – the equivalent of a UK flight to the Caribbean – taking into consideration commuting, time at desk and leisure time.

Business Technology

How to grow a global creative agency in record time

Find out how creative agency, Myth Studio, used technology to grow their business and quadruple their staff count in 18 months

Partner content

Attracting and keeping top talent through Total Reward

Employment benefits specialist, Drewberry, explain why you should base your benefits around a Total Reward Strategy

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