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    Happy at work and more active: nation’s wellbeing has improved says ONS

    More than two thirds (68 per cent) of adults in Great Britain say they feel hopeful about their future, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS)’s latest national wellbeing study.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 10 November 2023

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    Stimulating talks at MAD World, but audience brings much to the party

    There has always been a buzz about MAD World, the conference that stands for Make A Difference, held on 12 October in London.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 16 October 2023

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    A blast of fresh air in a fog of gloom!

    If you agree that so much in the world right now feels well, frankly, a bit gloomy and depressing, I am delighted to bring you some better, brighter news…

    By Mike Robinson FCA, British Safety Council on 04 October 2023

    Neuroscience: how it can support employee health, safety and wellbeing

    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.

    By Javid Farahani, CogMap on 15 August 2023

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    A healthy office: how design can boost wellbeing

    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

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    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. And yet….? Are we really being strategic about this?

    By Samantha Peters, Being Well Together Committee on 17 July 2023

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    Small, yes, but mighty!

    Small businesses are the lifeblood of our economy. Organisations with under 500 staff employ just over 60 per cent of people working in the private sector in the UK.

    By Mike Robinson, British Safety Council on 14 July 2023

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    Wellbeing Conference 2023: highlights from an amazing day

    Experts were invited to share insights into employee and organisational wellbeing at British Safety Council’s third annual Wellbeing Conference on 18 April.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 19 April 2023

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    Time to quit – top tips for an effective stop smoking programme at work

    National No Smoking Day on 8 March is a great opportunity to help staff to quit smoking or vaping, but it’s essential to adopt the right tone and approach.

    By John Dicey, Allen Carr’s Easyway on 07 March 2023

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    Wellbeing at work: a strategic approach is key

    Research shows that investing in employee wellbeing brings financial benefits for a business, but it’s essential employers carefully plan and implement their wellbeing programme, rather than taking an ad-hoc or reactive approach to problems.

    By Marcus Herbert, British Safety Council on 02 December 2022