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The Benefits of Massage Therapy

Massage therapy is fast becoming popular and not just in health spas and beauty clinics! Massage therapy at work, such as through chair-based massage, is becoming popular and, when you see the long, long list of massage therapy benefits, you will understand why! The research and the findings Massage is not a new thing. It…

Improve employee engagement and morale

Employees are important. They are the important people who ensure that the company and business meets its collective goals. If your team are lacking in morale, spirit and engagement in your company goals, then reaching targets and objective can be sluggish. Giving your employees a boost is important BUT, unlike other programmes of wellbeing, you…

The Benefits of a Chair Massage at Work

Chair massage at work is a great way of not only relaxing people, but also to help them emotionally and physically in terms of their well-being. More and more companies are realising that investing in chair massage at work for their employees actually pay dividends. What is chair massage? It is a seated massage on…

How your staff benefit from an Onsite massage…

When budgets are tight, operating margins are at the minimum and every penny of profit is hard to come by, it can seem an almost ludicrous suggestion for a business to spend money on a workplace massage scheme, such as office massages, for employees. Some would see as a step too far, a complimentary therapy…

How on-site chair massage can boost employee morale and productivity

Morale and productivity are linked; there is a solid bridge between how we feel about work, and when we are in work, with not only how much work we do but also the quality of our ‘output’. But what is morale and why is there such a solid link between this and productivity? Morale is…

Christmas Competition!

Hi everyone, On the lead up to Christmas we are feeling very generous and as such, we are offing one lucky winner a voucher for Spa, Beauty and pamper experience worth £50:- Accepted at over 500 spa and beauty salons in UK Towards a flexible choice of spa and beauty treatments Including Spa days, Massage,…

9 Health Reasons to get a Massage at Work

Corporate massage is not something that every company invests in but, there are scientific studies and research that points clearly to one thing – massage has outstanding benefits for employee health and well-being! So, if these benefits are so welcome and prevalent after someone has received a massage, why are more companies not investing in…

Is Stress at Work Making you ill?

I read quite a sad article in todays’ guardian about an employee whose job load has increased greatly due to a colleague’s temporary absence from work.  This staff member is now expected to cover 2 jobs during the period of absence.   The impact of this has resulted in increased stress and pressure, her health is…

Thinking of exercising??

I decided that this autumn I would shed the sins of summer excess and get fitter. It started quite innocently with a friend suggesting a running group 5k in 10 weeks. This sounded doable and it required a commitment to attend once a week at the club and once week homework. I then decided that…

Stop Falling

I don’t mean falling head over heels in love but those falls that come about due to age and reduced flexibility. I read recently that Tai Chi reduced the incidence of falls by 29% in older adults.  As the daughter of an 80 year old gentleman who regularly falls down and with most incidents resulting…

Why I love my massage

I am really lucky because my wife is a trained masseuse and I can occasionally ask her to work her magic and free the muscles in my back after a hard day at work. But even if she wasn’t there I would always have a massage as I need to be fit and feeling well…

Perfect Desk Posture

Boost productivity and minimise tension in 3 minutes with these 5 easy steps While spending a lot of time sat at a desk might be unavoidable, proper posture and basic exercises can not only reduce the risk of injury, but also significantly boost energy levels and productivity. As specialists in office wellbeing and corporate massage,…

Are you one of the 59% of people who sit down all day?

An active workforce is happier; less stressed and takes fewer days of. Being active doesn’t have to mean going for a long run. Simple exercises such as stretching and diverting eyes from a computer screen or shoulder and neck rotations at the desk can all help. Research shows that the average person spends around 10…

Are you a Generous Employer?

With the cost of living rising twice as fast as salary increases many staff’s perception is that they are actually taking a pay cut. With this in mind a good way to boost morale and reward your staff is with a benefits package. But I wonder how many employees actually place a value on what…

Feel Good Friday

Support The Samaritans during May The Samaritans had a great idea last year on how you can help raise money for a good cause by doing something different for your staff. Where will the money go? £4 to help Samaritans answer desperate calls for help! The money you raise literally helps them save lives. By…

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