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The value of plants in your office

Our recent research around workplace wellbeing looked at a variety of factors that influence whether people feel they can maintain their wellbeing.  These included individual, job, environmental and cultural factors.  One aspect of our study looked at the impact of

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Wellbeing creates 40% improvement in engagement

Workers who feel they can maintain their wellbeing at work are a whooping 40% more likely to feel engaged than other workers.  Our recent workplace wellbeing research found that 66% of people who felt they could maintain their wellbeing were

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Does your work environment affect your wellbeing?

For anyone tasked with improving wellbeing at their workplace, it can be difficult to know where to invest time and money. They can find themselves looking at a wide range of issues from mental health support, ergonomic desks, employee safety

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Google voted best for worklife balance

New research by Indeed has found that Google is the best employer for worklife balance in the UK.  The top ten list provided by Indeed is as follows: 1) Google 2) SAP 3) British Heart Foundation 4) Vale 5) Johnson

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Workplace design and employee wellbeing

Don’t know if you’ve noticed it too but there seems to be a lot of chatter currently around desk design.  Denmark has just made it mandatory for employers to offer their staff sit-stand desks. In the UK, Grove House Primary

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It’s Depression Awareness Week

It’s Depression Awareness Week between 26th April to 3rd May 2014.  One in five people will be affected by depression sometime during their life – that person could be you, someone you know or someone you work with.  A person

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Make Blue Monday a Blooming Monday…

‘Blue Monday’ is the third Monday in January. It’s the day that is allegedly the most depressing day of the year. Weather’s generally a bit rotten, overspending at Christmas or in the Sales means that we’re all desperately looking forward

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