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    Money matters

    Financial worries can have a negative impact on both an employee’s general wellbeing and work performance, so it makes sense for employers to educate staff about the financial benefits available to them and how to manage their finances. Online platforms are one of the most effective ways of providing this advice.

    By Matt Stafford-Clack, Mercer Marsh Benefits Workplace Education on 03 May 2021

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    Put people first

    With research showing the pandemic has negatively affected people’s mental wellbeing, supporting the emotional health of your staff has never been more important.

    By Samantha Peters, Being Well Together on 19 April 2021

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    A to Zen: is Feng Shui the route to blissful home working?

    As our homes become, for many of us, our places of work, rethinking the spaces we reserve for working becomes more important.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 16 April 2021

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    Employers 'missing opportunity' to promote wellbeing from day one of job

    New research has found that as few as one in five companies are aware that providing information on benefits to new starters is a legal requirement.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 12 April 2021

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    Turn smoking to ash

    It’s No Smoking day on 10 March. What can employers do to support workers to quit?

    By Belinda Liversedge on 09 March 2021

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    Wellbeing: start by talking to your staff

    The Covid pandemic has shone a light on the declining mental wellbeing of UK workers.

    By Mike Robinson, British Safety Council on 11 February 2021

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    Wellbeing in the Workplace conference: the highlights

    The Wellbeing in the Workplace conference took place online last week, on 20 January, hosted by the British Safety Council for the Being Well Together programme. Safety Management reports on the highlights.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 27 January 2021

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    Employees feel more disengaged during Pandemic, Aviva study finds

    Employees are becoming not just physically remote but increasingly emotionally remote too, according to a new report.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 11 January 2021

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    The power of thank you

    It’s been said that since we are given the gift of 84,000 seconds every day, we should use at least one of them to say ‘thank you’. That’s not bad advice. And a simple thank you does more than you might think, for you, as well as for those on the receiving end.

    By Samantha Peters, Being Well Together Committee on 05 January 2021

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    Something to smile about

    Something I really miss these days is smiling. I don’t mean I never smile. Rather, it’s the interaction I miss. I smile at you. You smile at me. Our mood lifts. It’s a language everyone understands. Masks inevitably mute the process.

    By Samantha Peters, Chair of Being Well Together on 05 October 2020