Companies don’t always take responsibility for the physical health of their employees, but maybe they should. Increased productivity is just one of the benefits that exercise has on workers.  Reducing the impact of presenteeism is another. According to the British Heart Foundation,  businesses that invest in the physical and mental health of their employees could…

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Wellness is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as “the state of being in good health, especially as an actively pursued goal”. Employee wellness therefore is the mental and physical wellbeing of each employee within the workforce and the organisations interest to make this a priority.   “A happy mind is a healthy mind” as the…

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How can exercise increase focus and productivity in the workplace? Ever felt like you’re stuck in a rut at work? Lacking productivity and struggling to focus? Whilst you’re definitely not alone, that doesn’t help you break out of it! We’ve all heard the sayings “go for a walk”, “do some exercise”, “get those endorphins flowing”.…

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What is Presenteeism? Presenteeism is when employees go to work when they’re feeling unwell. Debra Lerner, professor at Tufts University School of Medicine, told the Harvard Business Review that presenteeism was about “…people hanging in there when they get sick and trying to figure out ways to carry on despite their symptoms,”. This will often impact productivity.  The website E-days…

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Employees with a greater sense of wellbeing are more productive and businesses are more profitable when employees are happy and engaged in their jobs. That’s why companies should pay attention to it, but how do you measure workplace wellbeing? There are several different ways to measure workplace wellbeing Use anonymous surveys to ask employees what…

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Good intentions don’t pay the bills.   Luckily, the benefits of sustainability in the workplace can go beyond an environmental impact. One of the biggest misconceptions is that sustainability means giving something up or spending more for the greater environmental good. It can make eco-friendly business practices harder to sell to company bosses. But whilst…

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Sustainability.   It’s one little word that keeps rippling through the business world. Your company may already be embracing it. Maybe it’s not. But consumers aren’t the only ones becoming more eco-conscious. Employees (and prospective employees) are too.     We all have a responsibility to be eco-friendlier. That’s as true for CEOs of billion-dollar companies as much as…

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