wellbeing

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    Poor mental health main reason for young people to quit work, says Deloitte

    Mental health issues are a strong driver for the ‘Great resignation’, with young people the biggest group quitting their jobs due to poor mental health, a new report has found.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 07 April 2022

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    Mental and physical health: it's time to achieve parity

    The pandemic has accelerated the demand for change and created opportunities to make work better. We have seen rising levels of mental ill health, a trend that is likely to be long lasting, particularly among younger and more disadvantaged employee groups.

    By Louise Aston, Business in the Community on 18 March 2022

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    Time to drive up standards

    Poor conditions are forcing HGV drivers off the road. What do they want to see change?

    By Belinda Liversedge on 07 March 2022

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    It’s ‘good to walk’ – why better wellbeing helps safer working

    Professor Tim Marsh will be speaking at the SHW Live exhibition in Manchester in May on ‘Enabling Individual and Organisational Thriving’, and has written the following for Safety Management on the importance of wellbeing to our safety at work.

    By Professor Tim Marsh, Anker & Marsh on 04 March 2022

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    Ten surprising tips to help smokers to quit

    If you are producing promotional messages and collateral for No Smoking Day, here are some top tips you can pass on to actively encourage staff to stop smoking.

    By John Dicey, Allen Carr’s Easyway on 03 March 2022

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    Kicking smoking into touch

    National No Smoking Day on 9 March is a great opportunity to educate staff about the benefits of quitting, but should always form part of a wider and ongoing wellbeing programme.

    By John Dicey, Allen Carr’s Easyway on 03 March 2022

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    Keep thriving wellbeing conference: the highlights

    The British Safety Council’s second annual wellbeing conference, Keep Thriving was held virtually on 9 February as part of its Being Well Together programme and in partnership with sister charity, Mates in Mind.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 17 February 2022

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    Flexible working can boost people’s wellbeing

    Nearly two years on from the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic it’s fair to say that for some employees, working practices are remarkably different to anything they’ve experienced before.

    By Claire McCartney, CIPD on 14 February 2022

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    Joining the dots – why health, safety and wellbeing form a virtuous circle

    Most people know and understand why it is important to maintain good ‘health’ and ‘safety’ in the workplace. But how comfortable do they feel talking about ‘wellbeing’ and what’s the best way to go about managing or affecting it at work?

    By Marcus Herbert, British Safety Council on 11 February 2022

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    Can you take your whole self to work?

    “Take your whole self to work.” It’s a phrase you hear a lot these days. And an appealing one.

    By Samantha Peters, Being Well Together Committee on 04 February 2022