Wellbeing

Why you should talk about money and pensions with your employees

A recent survey by free debt advice provider, PayPlan, found that over 45% of adults describe their pension knowledge as limited and only 20% have worked out how much income they will need in retirement. Talking about money and pensions is important. It can give your...

How to combat stress in the workplace

With deadlines, targets and an ongoing pressure to perform, the working environment tends to breed stress which can be hugely detrimental to the wellbeing of your employees....

Simple steps to help your employees look after their mental health

Every Mind Matters is an accessible and inclusive platform that gives people the chance to better prepare and deal with life’s ups and downs. Many people can become overwhelmed by daily pressures that stem from work, so we’re urging employers to spread awareness of this...

4 ideas on how to deliver joined-up wellbeing on a budget

For businesses with a limited budget and resources, a holistic wellbeing programme might seem like an impossible task, but there are plenty of ways to deliver effective support that can be tailored to a company’s capacity and requirements....

How a positive workplace culture can enhance employees’ wellbeing

Cultural elements such as the working environment, company ethos and relationships between colleagues can significantly influence employee wellbeing. This can then affect the frequency of absence, retention rates and the overall level of employee engagement....

Banish the holiday blues with these simple ideas

With September around the corner, the Summer holiday season is slowly (and sadly) coming to an end. To stop the holiday blues spreading like wildfire and turning into a problematic threat to productivity and morale, we’ve got some easy remedies that will help to clear...

Presenteeism: how to spot it and how to stop it

Many people often come into work when perhaps they shouldn’t, because they’re reluctant to take time off. A dangerous mentality of ‘keep calm and carry on’ resides in the workplace, and it has become increasingly common for employees to ignore illnesses, injuries and general signs...

Why debt shouldn’t be a taboo subject in the workplace

Building conversations about debt into everyday life is important to break the taboo and help individuals build financial confidence to get necessary advice and support early on. As a business, there are a number of reasons why debt should be on your agenda. That’s why...