Employee wellbeing is not a perk; it’s a tool for improving performance

Is your board interested in your employee’s health or about employee’s performance? Research shows that people with a higher health risk take more time off work – on average seven days more absence a year than the rest of the population. Research involving Unilever on the link between health and productivity reported a 10.4% improvement…

Free Offer for The New Year

We are offering our seminar ‘New You Resolutions’ FREE (usually priced at £180) to clients who book  a massage event or clinic before April 2014.  Massage at work is one of the most popular staff incentives you can provide, it’s also cost effective and beneficial in creating value for your business. The Feel Good experience…

Top 10 Tips for Computer Users

Adjust backrest height and tilt of chair to provide good lumbar support (promotes good posture) Shoulders should be relaxed and elbows tucked in (promotes good posture) Forearms and wrists should be horizontal with the keyboard (enables good neutral keying position) Adjust seat depth so that there is no pressure on the backs of your thighs…

How to work out the kinks at work

We’ve all experienced the inconvenience of a computer crash at work, but the body is the one machine you can’t do without. When you spend work days at a desk, some muscles and joints work over-time while others languish. Backs, necks, shoulders, and upper extremities are common sore spots for deskbound workers. If you don’t…

Massaging the 800 – Massage at work

800 employees will be receiving a massage this Friday 19th July as part of their companies commitment to staff well being and health – we might have our hands full that day but call us and we can help you achieve great results from 8 – 800, staff numbers don’t matter. More people recognise how beneficial it is…

Super Friday – Massage at Work

Friday the 19th July is Mega Massage at Work day – with the help of the Onsite Plus team of 31 therapists we will be delivering 800 massages in one day at  19 offices across the UK. This is part of a companies health & well being strategy and an incentive for employees.  A gesture …

What about me? – Combating survivor syndrome post redundancy

About the Author: Andrew Porter is a Coach and Mentor working with individuals and organisations across the public, private and third sector. An experience business, life and career coach, he works extensively to support the development of resilient organisations where individuals can develop and exercise their personal leadership skills. Andrew’s profile is on Linkedin at:…

Are we still feeling tired?

On average 70% of staff are working through their lunch breaks, statistics* also show an average member of staff will also work between 1.5 – 4 hours extra each week, with the majority unpaid. ‘As a result of these extra hours, the health of the UK’s workforce is suffering. More than a quarter (27%) report…

CHEAT on sleep

http://www.sleepfoundation.org/article/how-sleep-works/how-much-sleep-do-we-really-need

Look after your eyes

About 1.8 million suffer with sight loss, National Eye Care week 13th – 19th June is hoping to raise awareness and encourage more people to have regular eye tests. Often just a new pair of specs or reading glasses can make a tremendous difference. Eye tests are also good for spotting the early stages of…

Do you need a wellness coach?

Ever since Kate Middleton hired a wellness coach to get ready for her royal wedding the demand for this new breed of mind and body coaches has soared. A wellness coach is described as an enabler who points you in the right direction. They help free your mind and remove obstacles to guide you in…

Employee engagement: a cause for concern to UK businesses

I saw this item on a LinkedIn discussion forum and thought how is it people who still have a job do not feel grateful to their boss. Quite simply we don’t feel gratitude instead we feel that we survived that round of cuts. This Survivor syndrome has 4 clearly defined stages Thank God it’s not…

Inspiring, inside and out

Over the weekend I had a problem with my computer and without thinking I started to pace the room. This behaviour made me think of something I had read which suggested people think better when they move. When you have to make a difficult phone call do you stand up? Studies abound that suggest movement…