Beating the Cake Culture

Oliver Whiteman, Performance Nutritionist  Offices, birthdays and cake, lots of cake. There aren’t many guarantees in life, but you can always rely on birthdays and consequently, a weekly helping of cake. Now, if you expected this article to be promoting the death of the cake culture,

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,

Reasonable adjustments for people with long term conditions – Webinar

For International day of person's with disabilities day on December 3rd, our Director, Dr Julie Denning is hosting a webinar entitled, Reasonable adjustments for people with long term conditions.  Did you know that people who have long term conditions are considered having a disability and are

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,

INFLUENCING CHANGE TO ENHANCE YOUR WORKPLACE CULTURE BY JULIE DENNING

I recently attended the IOSH National Safety and Health Conference keen to understand more about the relationship between workplace culture and wellbeing.   The opening presentation was from Stephan Bevan (Head, HR Research Development at Institute of Employment Studies) He spoke of how a recent report commissioned

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

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