Be kind to yourself

Dr Julie Denning, Managing Director, W2W   We often think about kindness in the context of giving to others, pleasing other people, small acts of 'paying it forward' and looking after or out for someone. In the current situation, kindness has been amplified through our need to

Long term conditions – How to support your staff

As you may or may not know, we specialise in helping people who have long term conditions either get back to work or remain at work.  We provide clinical support for people to improve their day to day functioning and help them to self-manage their

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,

Get Wellness Planning!

Julie Denning, Managing Director, W2W As a line manager, you may find it very difficult to start a conversation with one of your colleagues about their health. In recent times there has been an understandable push for Line Managers to be mental ill-health aware.  As we know,

Back in shape – Managing employees with back pain

Do you have employees who have to have time off work due to back pain? Our Director, Nicola Hunter, will be hosting this Webinar on 9th October 2019. Get a better understanding of back pain, how it affects someone, what they can do to recover, get

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

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

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