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For all of the latest up-to-date information on workplace resources in regards to COVID, please see here for the latest PHE guidance.   ...

During recent virtual networking meetings hosted by Thriving Workplaces, we discussed the apprehension and concern felt about returning to work. Many attendees expressed the disquiet circulating their workforce which of course was met with understandable and reassuring notions, but it made me think.. how can we help to...

Below are some key areas businesses need to think about in order to be transparent, trusting and successful in reshaping their company's future: Communication Supporting Physical Safety Physical Environment Supporting Mental Health and Wellbeing I'll only briefly touch upon each point, hopefully encouraging you to think about your workplace and...

During this time of uncertainty, mass panic and what feels like smothering media coverage everywhere we turn, as a nation we are having to adapt (pretty quickly) in all aspects of our lives. Possibly the most important and relevant one, our working lives. A large proportion...

Insomnia is defined as a ‘difficulty getting to sleep or staying asleep for long enough to feel refreshed the next morning’ and is very common in the UK, with one in three people suffering with the problem according to the NHS. The official definition is...

The link between Workplace Wellbeing and Environmental Health is stronger than we think. Check out our Workplace Environmental Health document below, which showcases some of the wonderful things Norfolk County Council are doing within the county too! From having a better physical work environment, to ways...

Providing training such as mental health first aid and resilience should be a mandatory requirement for all companies because it can have a profound effect on transforming organisational culture and wellbeing outcomes for staff. Tragically, suicide is on the rise again after years of a steady...

Flexible working should be the default position for all employees, rather than it being up to individuals to request. That is the call from Conservative MP Helen Whately, who introduced a flexible working bill in Parliament on earlier this year. We know that having greater autonomy and...

Now that 90% of UK households have a broadband connection [1], and conference technology like appear.in and Skype are more reliable, working from home is easier than ever. With commute times longer in most areas of the county than a decade ago [2], surely the logical answer...

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