Workplace wellbeing


How to kill ‘hustle-and-grind’ and create a healthy startup culture

Long hours and relentless demands are affecting the mental health of startup employees, says Brigid Charmant. It’s time to kill the ‘hustle-and-grind’ culture

Employing & managing staff

6 simple ways to create a healthy workplace environment

Going for long-terms solutions, valuing staff and being consistent are just three ways you can create a healthy workplace, say Karen Meager and John McLachlan

Productivity Zone

Changes to your working environment to increase wellbeing

Did you know that the average British employee loses up to 70 working days a year because of low productivity? That equates to a staggering loss of 2.2billion working days a year.

Employing & managing staff

Five key steps to meet the workplace wellbeing challenge

Here, Tom Muirhead, HR policy consultant at Moorepay, explains how businesses can meet the workplace wellbeing challenge.

Employing & managing staff

How an employee’s use of drugs or alcohol can impact the workplace

Here, Danny Clarke of ELAS Group explains how an employee's use of drugs/alcohol outside the workplace can impact within.

Employing & managing staff

Hiding in plain sight: How to identify addicts within the society

Identifying addicts in the office can be difficult, but businesses need to do more to spot and support addicts in the office.

Office & home working

Seven reasons SMEs should invest in workplace wellbeing

Louise Shipley is European business team manager of Fellowes, gives us seven tips for implementing a workplace wellbeing scheme.

Productivity Zone

Wellbeing strategy: A solution to the small business productivity puzzle?

Patrick Watt, corporate director at Bupa UK, explores the wellbeing strategy as an avenue for small businesses to mitigate low productivity.

Business Technology

How technology can be the key to your fitness and wellbeing

Here, Nupur Mallick, Director of HR for TCS UK & Ireland analyses the health benefits that technology can offer workers and businesses.

Employing & managing staff

The real cost of an unhealthy workplace on your employees

Investing in a healthy workplace proves cost effective for small businesses.

Office & home working

What can we learn from Dutch ‘healing offices’?

In this piece we look at the offices that can adapt to manage the stress levels of their inhabitants.

Business management

The signs of poor mental health at work

David Price explores what employers should look out for in staff to prepare for mental health issues.

Partner content

Funding options for the water supply, sewerage and waste management sector

The guys over at Funding Options explain what finance is available to firms in the water supply, sewerage and waste management sector

Partner content

Can businesses save money on CBILS repayment costs by refinancing for a RLS loan?

Your business could save money on CBILS repayments by refinancing for an RLS loan – Funding Options tells us how

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

What is public liability insurance, and does it cover Covid-19 claims?

Public liability insurance can cover your small business if a third party has an accident or injury. But does public liability insurance cover claims made against your business arising from Covid-19?