Wellbeing


A guide to home working

Many businesses have begun to embrace the idea of flexible working and working from home and, in the current climate, more and more of us may find ourselves plunged into doing so for longer than the one to two days a week, which employers and employees adapt to fairly easily. Read More

Coronavirus ‘second wave’ feared as leading threat to business continuity

70% of companies’ primary business continuity concern is further disruption from a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, whilst 16% of organisations said that employee mental health issues were affecting the performance of their business, according to a recent survey. Read More

It’s time for safety to shine

As lockdown kicked in, no one saw the coronavirus crisis as an opportunity. But opinions can change, as the results of a latest Insight document reveal. Read More

Navigating the coronavirus pandemic: What does psychological research into wellbeing tell us?

As part of Workplace Wellbeing Digital Week last month, Workplace Wellbeing Show hosted a live and interactive webinar, with a panel consisting of Faye McGuinness, Head of Workplace Wellbeing Programmes (Strategy and Development), Mind, Jan Golding, CEO, Roots, Teresa Higgins, Brand Director, Barbour EHS and Ivan Robertson, Founding Director, Robertson Cooper Ltd. Here, SHP puts your questions to Ivan Robertson. Read More

Multiplex – Protecting the mental health of employees during COVID-19

In this article, we hear from Martin Wilshire, Health & Safety Director at Multiplex, about how the firm has had to act quickly and responsibly to ensure it is following the government’s guidance on how businesses and employers can help to limit the spread of the virus. Read More

Profile: Rachel Thomas on transformation – Carillion, gender identity and NHS Nightingale

Rachel J. Thomas (She/Her) is Senior Business Partner: Health, Safety and Wellbeing with the Mace Group. John Kersey was recently deployed on the NHS Nightingale project and took the opportunity to ask Rachel about some of the transformative experiences in her life. Read More

Pregnant workers and COVID–19

When it comes to pregnant workers, employers are required to carry out a risk assessment to identify the risks and how they will be eliminated or reduced. So, what risks and issues should employers be aware of within their pregnant workforce amid the coronavirus outbreak? Read More

Digital humanity and its effects on employee health

A look at how technology is bringing people together during this time of remote living and working, and social distancing. This article highlights the ways in which technology is being used to connect with humans – and the benefits for employee health. Read More

Home working for young workers

While the world battles COVID-19, everyone who can is now having to work from home. For young workers and their managers this may present additional considerations and challenges to be overcome. Read More

‘The world needs positive psychology for the next few months’

Positive Psychology (not to be confused with positive thinking) is the scientific study of human flourishing, and an applied approach to optimal functioning. It has also been defined as the study of the strengths and virtues that enable individuals, communities, and organisations to thrive. Read More


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