Making Wellbeing Strategic

Making Wellbeing Strategic | Interview with David Blackburn In this podcast we were truly blessed to be joined by David Blackburn. David is the Chief People Officer for the Financial Services Compensation Scheme and was recently awarded 3rd Most Influential HR Professional by HR Magazine in the UK for 2022! David has been in HR […]

How employees can access innate wellbeing (and why work related stress doesn’t exist)


How employees can access innate wellbeing Thanks to the global pandemic, employee wellbeing in the workplace has finally taken its place in the boardroom, and many savvy organisations see investment in employee wellbeing as both a strategic and commercial investment. Giving employees the insight and knowledge about mental health and wellbeing is top of the […]

How to become an empathetic leader

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What is empathy? There’s a big difference between empathy vs sympathy and without fully understanding the meaning of empathy, leaders may be forgiven for believing they are being empathetic when they jump into problem solving mode or offer advice or condolences. With a key focus on leaders being more empathetic when it comes to manage […]

Does your wellbeing strategy include alcohol?

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Does your wellbeing strategy include alcohol? Do you regularly have a glass of wine or two after a long day at work? During lockdown did your alcohol intake increase? Do you feel that alcohol is the only thing that helps you relax? Do you turn to alcohol to get you through the day? Do you […]

International Women’s Day 2022

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International Women’s Day 2022 Women have been most impacted by poor health and wellbeing as a result of the pandemic, but are still  caring for the wellness of others ahead of themselves.  International Women’s Day is a reminder that it’s OK to put yourself first sometimes, and show yourself the love and care you give […]

Here’s why your wellbeing at work plan isn’t working

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Protecting and supporting the mental health of employees is no longer a nice to have but vital for the future of your business. Lockdown and COVID-19 combined with economic uncertainty and social unrest has impacted employees immensely, with a rise in levels of stress, burnout, PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) and substance abuse. The pandemic […]

5 signs your staff are burnt out

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5 signs your staff are burnt out More than three-quarters (79%) of UK workers have experienced burnout, with 35% reporting high or extreme levels, according to new research. Human capital management technology business Ceridian’s annual 2022 Pulse of talent report surveyed 1,156 UK members of staff in organisations with at least 100 employees, revealing that the vast majority […]

The Future Challenges for HR Leaders

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The future of HR elevates the employee experience to the top of the agenda, recognises employee wellbeing and flexibility as key business strategies. Jess Badley, Head of HR and OD at Blood Cancer UK shares with us what wellbeing strategies they have developed to support their people which won them the Culture Pioneers Award for […]

Burnout at work. What it is, and how to prevent it.  

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When it comes to health and wellbeing in the workplace, burnout at work is having a big impact. Employers, fully focussed on post pandemic recovery, are also now tasked with providing solutions for this little understood condition, with large numbers of employees reporting the condition. Here’s a breakdown of what it is, and what can […]