wellbeing


5 tips to avoid burnout out whilst working from home

As the government announces its latest set of guidance encouraging workers back home and away from the office, staff burnout has become a very real prospect and one in which employers are now keen to avoid during their transition to a remote working model. Read More

‘I’m totally comfortable with talking about the pandemic as both a risk and an opportunity for practitioners’

In episode 3 of the Safety & Health Podcast, 'IOSH President Andrew Sharman and how What3Words protects lone workers', hear from Andrew Sharman about adapting to COVID-19, and his latest collaborative book, and Giles Rhys Jones, Chief Marketing Officer at What3Words, about how the geocoding system can be used to keep lone workers safe. Read More

Lighthouse Charity offers free wellbeing training for construction industry

As a direct result of the wellbeing issues presented to its 24/7 Construction Industry Helpline, the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity has announced that it will deliver £20,000 of free mental health and wellbeing training to the industry for the remainder of 2020. Read More

What makes us susceptible to burnout?

In episode 2 of the Safety & Health Podcast, 'Burnout, stress and being human', Heather Beach is joined by Stacy Thomson to discuss burnout, perfectionism and how to deal with burnout as an individual, as management and as an organisation. Read More

The evolvement of online training to improve businesses’ workplace health and wellbeing

One major question for organisations dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic was how do you maintain safe, healthy, effective operations and develop your people without face-to-face training sessions? Read More

Embedding wellbeing at the centre of our recovery

Perhaps for the first time ever, the ‘health’ in health & safety has risen to have the same focus and importance as ‘safety’. Professor Andrew Sharman explores the importance of wellbeing training in the growth of businesses. Read More

Supporting the mental health of your workforce during the pandemic

Lynn Willacy, Employee Engagement Ambassador at Air Products, talks about the most common challenges faced by staff and shares her advice for providing support during this difficult time. 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



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