CPD: On the right tracks – how a New Zealand railway company has taken toxicity out of its workplace

The links between engagement, performance and health and wellbeing are increasingly well-recognised. Maryan Street outlines the key lessons that New… The post CPD: On the right tracks – how a New Zealand... Read more »

Back and neck pain causes a third to take a sick day

A third (33%) of employees have taken at least one day off work due to back or neck pain in... The post Back and neck pain causes a third to take a sick... Read more »

Workers spend 67 days a year sitting at their desks

Eight in 10 (81%) office workers spend between four and nine hours a day sitting at their desks – equating...

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The wellbeing benefits of ‘giving something back’

Encouraging professional volunteering can be a great way for an organisation to demonstrate its corporate social responsibility. But it can...

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Improve wellbeing by becoming ‘conversationally intelligent’

Workplace conversations happen all the time of course, but “good” conversation – talking that makes change happen or calms conflict...

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Violence against retail staff increases 25%

Assaults on retail staff rose by a quarter last year, according to the Home Office, highlighting the need to better... The post Violence against retail staff increases 25% appeared first on Personnel Today. Read more »

Seven ways music can enhance employee wellbeing

Music can help employee wellbeing by helping people deal better with tricky situations, depression or anxiety.  Music therapist Dr Stella...

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Violent assaults on ambulance staff up by more than a third

The number of violent assaults on ambulance staff rose by more than a third (34%) in four years, according to... The post Violent assaults on ambulance staff up by more than a third... Read more »

Business travel, working abroad and mental health: a wake-up call

More roles now involve business travel with increasing risks and stress for employees. Julian Eyears, medical director of occupational health... The post Business travel, working abroad and mental health: a wake-up call appeared... Read more »

Toolkit aims to help employers tackle sleep deprivation

Business in the Community and Public Health England have launched a toolkit to help employers reduce the risk of sleep... The post Toolkit aims to help employers tackle sleep deprivation appeared first on... Read more »
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