A significant percentage of employees feel that their employer’s efforts to support their wellbeing are either misdirected or little more than a ‘tick-box’ exercise, so it’s vital to take a strategic approach to worker wellbeing, starting with asking staff exactly why, where and how they need support.
By Dr Audrey Fleming, British Safety Council on 02 October 2023
Environmental factors such as noise, air quality, temperature and ventilation can all impact on the health, wellbeing and productivity of office workers, so it makes sense to address them when designing and running office buildings.
By Bex Moorhouse, Invigorate Spaces Ltd on 20 September 2023
The behaviours of line managers can have a positive or negative impact on employee health, wellbeing and engagement, so it’s vital managers get staff feedback on whether their management style is supportive or negative and have regular check-ins so workers can raise concerns about their wellbeing.
By Marcus Herbert, British Safety Council on 01 September 2023
Cognitive neuroscientist Javid Farahani will be speaking at the SHW Live exhibition in Farnborough in September on how simple technology can assess the cognitive health and fitness of employees – and provide them and their employers with simple ideas for improving their performance and resilience to stress.
Everywhere you look these days, people are talking about wellbeing. It seems the subject of how we thrive, in increasingly complicated modern times, has well and truly arrived.
Are we really being strategic about this?
By Dr Samantha Peters, Being Well Together Committee on 17 July 2023
The UK is suffering from a productivity crisis, thanks in part to worsening physical and mental health among its workforce, Professor Dame Carol Black, Chair of the Centre for Ageing Better said at London’s Watercooler conference last month.