Keep Moving; The benefits of Physical Activity and How to Achieve Your Goals

The preventative aspects of exercise for health   Physical activity is important for our health and wellbeing.  It is believed that physical activity: Reduces hormones which promote cell growth and increasing mechanisms which protect the cell Boosts the immune system Reduces inflammation Boosts antioxidants’ pathways It also

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Working from home. Adapting to a new work environment

During these very challenging times for businesses and their employees, we know that the current state of flux will feel unsettling for most. At the time of writing this, many people's regular work routine has changed due to the need to self isolate and work from home.   The team at

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,

International Stress Awareness Week

Dr Julie Denning, Managing Director, W2W Resilience - the power to succeed' is the theme of this years' international stress awareness week. But what does increasing resilience involve exactly? The charity, Mind, has put together some different techniques to help you boost your resilience.   These include: Making

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

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World Diabetes Day – Webinar

People with a diabetes diagnosis are advised to make three key behaviour changes in order to self manage their condition: 1) to take their medication as advised 2) to change their diet and 3) to exercise regularly This is no mean feat to undertake. If you are struggling with

You can make a difference

There is currently lots of media attention surrounding mental health issues in our society. I have been to a number of mental health conferences and events this year to find out about current thinking and what people are doing within this area of growing concern

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

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

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