Wellbeing

How to use setbacks as a springboard to success by developing resilience

Resilience is the ability to recover from a series of difficulties, setbacks, or defeats and to quickly return to a high level of performance. It is not a single entity. Rather resilience is a...

Office working still necessary for productivity, study finds

Staff need on average three days a week (2.91) in the office to achieve maximum productivity, according to a new study by construction services company ISG.

Employer support is not enough to help the wellbeing of millennials

Wellbeing among millennials across the UK workforce has fallen since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, despite increased support from employers.

Mental wellbeing for men this COVID winter

Across the country, public sector employees have worked relentlessly to keep council services running during this torrid year of COVID-related disruption.

Employees becoming ‘emotionally remote’ during coronavirus

More than half (52%) of UK employees have said that the boundaries between their work and home life are becoming increasingly blurred due to working from home during the coronavirus pandemic.

New project with Wayne Rooney leads to large improvement in men’s mental health

Derby County Community Trust’s Team Talk project, which aims to tackle the stigma associated with men’s mental health, has benefited almost all those who have attended it.

There’s never been a better time for HR to team up with building management teams

With a second lockdown in the UK and the return of work from home where you can advice, it’s clear that we’re now seeing long-term change when it comes to remote and flexible working.

Second lockdown putting extra pressure onto middle management

Additional stresses and responsibilities outside of managers’ day-to-day roles has made middle management more challenging in the UK’s second lockdown.

Employers need to increase support for their employees' health

The NHS has been dealing with a backlog of patients due to the pandemic, but medical care provider RedArc said employers should be doing more to support employees who are awaiting diagnosis and health...

Employees feeling the pressure of presenteeism during pandemic

UK workers feel compelled to demonstrate availability to employers during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic despite a rise in flexible working arrangements.

International business is acting against domestic abuse

The spike in calls to helplines and reports of domestic abuse during lockdown is sadly not limited to the UK. The global stats make for just as sober reading as UK ones. Abuse does not discriminate...

How remote teams are reinventing the art of 'lucky' creative conversations

Before COVID-19 transformed the way we work, commuting was consistently reported as one of the most unpleasant of life’s regular habits. Other studies showed people are happier and more productive if...

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