January 31, 2017

Achieving that perfect balance between work and family life has always been a challenge. 


According to research by Barnett Waddingham which surveyed 300 employees, 59% believe that their employer supports them in achieving a good work-life balance, with 49% believing that wellbeing is an important aspect in their company. 

45% of these employees aged between 18-29 felt that their company supports them in leading a healthy lifestyle, with 52% happy that their company provides adequate support in the event of an illness. 

Head of workplace health at Barnett Waddingham, Carl Chapman, states:

“W...

January 24, 2017

Theresa May has announced to launch a review into mental health practices in the workplace. The package reforms announced on the 9th January 2017 will focus on and around supporting mental health. The review will look at how best to support employees with mental health issues, ensuring they can perform to their best abilities while at work. The review will also look to promote how employers can assist with employee well-being and mental health challenges and how to implement the best practice around mental health in the workplace.

According to Mind there is a strong culture of fear around menta...

January 18, 2017

According to a German study 1 in 5 fatal heart attacks is caused by depression.

Findings from a 10 year study have found that 15% of fatal heart attacks is caused by a mental illness, compared to 21% caused by obesity and 8% caused by high blood pressure.

With research showing that there is a strong correlation between depression and heart disease, each leading to the other-  a frightening thought as depression affects 350 million people worldwide.

Findings reveal that people with no history of depression have become depressed after having a heart attack. And people with no previous heart problem...

January 11, 2017

Do you need happier, healthier, talented staff?

An incentive to maximise your employees’ productivity?

Less sick days?

While there are many components to running a successful business, offering your staff benefits that go beyond the usual requirements will be an effective way of ensuring that they meet their potential.

Still unsure whether employee benefits are for you and your staff? Then here are some of the main top reasons to help you consider investing in these extra benefits.

-         No more sick days

Who would not want a healthier work force? After al...

January 4, 2017

According to research by Canada Life Group insurance, 44% of employees looking to change jobs in the New Year would agree with you!

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