What a year it’s been.

We would like to finish this year off with a look back at what made 2019 one to remember. We've embraced new platforms, technologies and media. We've talked more, shared more and learnt more as a result.    Helping employees remain or return to work is at

Decembeard – Never judge a beard by its cover.

Louise Smith, Business Manager, W2W. A beard is a beard – You notice a man with a beard.  Are all beards the same?  When you start to notice a beard more closely you start to realise that every beard is different. They come in all colours,

Movember – Men’s Health Awareness Month

Dr Julie Denning, Managing Director, W2W We wrote an article earlier in the year asking men to talk more about their health. It has made me increasingly aware of men’s health promotion, and there have been several things I’ve recently read or seen that I wanted

Helping employers support staff following a cancer diagnosis

Recently I read a great article in The Conversation by Stephen Bevan (https://theconversation.com/cancer-survival-is-on-the-rise-but-return-to-work-rates-are-not-keeping-up-108551) highlighting that cancer treatment and care have been revolutionized over the last few years and increasingly people are living longer post diagnosis. However, as he points out in this article, how do

HOW TO BE A BETTER BOSS – BY JULIE DENNING

Consider your staff’s mental health and wellbeing. We know that being responsible for a team (small or large) can be hard at times. Regardless of your profession, there will always be a pressure to deliver against constraints like budget and time which can be stressful for

CUTTING THROUGH THE NOISE: HOW TO BEST SUPPORT EMPLOYEES WITH CANCER

We were recently asked to contribute to an article by Colin Hawes of Generali who was writing for HR Grapevine. As Colin says, “It’s generally a given that employers should do all they can to support employees diagnosed with cancer. The reality, however, is that support

Cancer survivors say life after illness is tougher than treatment

Only one in ten patients said they felt positive and ready to move on when they left hospital, a survey said According to Breast Cancer Care more than a quarter of patients surveyed (26%) said dealing with chemotherapy or radiotherapy was not as hard as coping

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