In praise of negativity

    “I wish there wasn’t so much emphasis on wellbeing at the moment.”

    By Samantha Peters on 08 October 2021

    Rekjavik Istock 1281062322 Elena Goosen MED

    Iceland embraces four-day week after trial success

    The success of a pilot to trial the four-day working week in Iceland should be noted by other governments, the think tank which led the project has said.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 12 July 2021

    Bully Insult Cyber Bullying Computer Girl Swearing 5683621

    We need to talk about e-health

    I recently returned to Twitter after a long break. The atmosphere felt grimmer. The interaction angrier. Previously active colleagues were missing.

    By Samantha Peters on 16 July 2021

    Edit 19

    Making waves: nurturing young minds at sea

    A UK charity is helping young people with mental health issues to build self-confidence and trust through surfing.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 08 June 2021

    Pay Day Istock 874346900 Credit Ronstik

    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

    Samantha Peters

    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

    Istock 1205251871 Antonioguillem MED

    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


    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

    No Smoking Istock Credit Jirawatp

    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

    Zoom Talk Work MED Istock Fizkes

    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