Workplace wellbeing

Articles and guides on promoting workplace wellbeing for improved organisational performance, reduced absenteeism, and an enhanced healthy and thriving workforce.


81% of entrepreneurs work while on holiday

61% of small business owners say they feel more like sweatshop workers than the glamorous ‘rockstar’ image put about by Elon Musk

Running a Business

UK business owners are the most unhappy

Small business owners in the UK have lowest levels of wellbeing and overall life satisfaction compared with six other countries, including USA and Canada.

Business management

How to avoid burnout running your small business

The pandemic has made small business owners rethink work/life balance. Research show that more time spent recharging your batteries actually makes you a better leader


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.


Does poor hygiene negatively affect concentration at work?

More than 50 per cent of office workers believe poor personal hygiene adversely affects their concentration at work.

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.

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.

Partner content

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

Finding and selling to customers

How Amazon Ads is supporting entrepreneurs

Digital ad campaigns aren't just for big businesses. Here's why you should be considering it...