Wellness at work

Train your mind, master your return

With the global pandemic still ongoing, the prospect of heading back to the office feels daunting for many of us. When Covid-19 first gained momentum earlier this year, thousands of employees were urged to leave behind their traditional office day and make the transition to working from home. The change brought with it a string…

The Mini health check is here

Have you ever thought there must be something positive we can do to help our employees stay fit and well? Have you considered the benefits of a Mini Health-check to promote health in the workplace and employee well being? The Mini health check is a simple easy way to help identify the key areas of…

When do you switch off?

Have you considered a health check on your employees and could you answer the questions, how healthy is your workforce today, how good is your corporate health? Improving the health of your staff has a direct benefit for the company, a healthy, fit workforce works more consistently with few lost days of work due to…

Fear cuts deeper than a sword

I recently came across a line in a book I was reading, Game Of Thrones, Book 1. George Martin “Fear cuts deeper than a sword” The line becomes a sort of mantra for Arya one of the characters in the book to help her overcome her fear when faced with many, many  troubling events. It…

Are you happy at work? Bring Back The Tea Trolley!!

When I hear people say I’m not happy it makes me sad because I then start to think about how I can make them happy especially when it’s good friends or family. But where does it say that people should be happy all the time? Surely you need to high and lows of life to…

Low productivity affects the workplace

This was the headline release in HR Magazine in August 2014 and the premise was that either low wages lead to low productivity or that low productivity leads to low performance.  I guess you can argue from either perspective depending on which side of the fence you sit and your role in the company. When…

We spend a lot of time sitting at a desk

Work is stressful – that’s why people have annual leave; ill health can be a real problem with people who don’t take proper breaks. Some offices can add to the stress of work, with lights that flicker and equipment that constantly hums. Air quality can become seriously bad towards the end of the day and…

Invited to a meeting? Be brave enough to say “No!”

This was the opening title in an article in HR magazine online. It went onto say – Global Integration is urging busy executives to save one day per month, beginning by saying ‘no’ to at least two meetings a week, where there is no clear agenda or value. It struck a chord with me as…