At Bond Dickinson, HR have taken the role of spearheading the drive for health and wellbeing at work. Katherine Hogg details the methods in place to ensure wellbeing targets are met within the organisation. Whenever I go to a networking event or read an article, Health and Wellbeing seems to be the go to topic.…
Category: Health at Work 2017
A PR agency’s key asset is the brains of its employees so we are in the business of managing brains, says Suzie Barrett a partner, and head of HR, at Third City, an award winning PR agency. companies claim that ‘people are their biggest asset’ – but at Third City, this is indisputable. The quality…
Jean-Christophe Fonfreyde, Head of Reward at Wellcome, outlines the charitable trust’s approach to providing rounded support for staff. Wellcome is a global charitable foundation, politically and financially independent, supporting scientists and researchers looking for ways to improve health across the world. Our mission is to improve health for everyone – and our own 750 employees…
Laura Cooper-Young: Ambitions and aspirations – how the Environment agency approaches health at work
The Environment Agency sets out to its employees aspirations that they should feel valued, respected and supported to reach their full potential. But how are they taking the first steps to realise these ambitions?
It’s all very well having a health programme in place at work, but are we actually aware of the law that obligates us to provide this service to our employees? Sarah Calderwood explains to us more with case studies.
The effective management of workplace health risk is an important issue for all modern workplaces. There are legal duties to comply with but also a strong moral and business imperative. What does ‘health’ mean in your business?
How do hydration, scent, and mindfulness affect your health at work? Karen Plum from Advanced Workplace Associates discusses the science behind cognitive function in the workplace.
In the workplace there is often a taboo around admitting to having poor mental health or being stressed. Emma Mamo discusses how MIND can aid businesses with their health at work programmes.
Platinum are committed to ensuring the mental health and wellbeing of our staff, often considered a ‘blind spot’ within organisations. Here Glen Cardinal discusses how Platinum’s culture embodies the values of health and safety.
David Kentish believes that analysing unhealthy relationships in the workplace is the first step towards a healthy workplace agenda. Here he discusses how balance and awareness are key to successful relationships at work.
Susan Gee from Yorkshire Water talks about the three inter-related components of workplace health and how an agenda should support and underpin these components
What can employers do to create workplaces that support the mental and physcial wellbeing of employees? Louise Aston discusses how healthy workforces in turn become more profitable and productive.
How are diversity and wellbeing connected? Does seperating the two make a wellbeing strategy limiting? Rachel Arkle from Yoke Consultancy points ou the three signs why your diversity programme might be missing the point
HRreview has launched its health at work special edition that puts the spotlight on these key
issues in the UK in 2017.
Danone offers free health screening to all its employees in the UK, with 60% of all employees voluntarily signing up. John Mayor, Head of Rewards & HR Efficiency discusses how its wellbeing programme has helped its staff.