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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...

Sweat is sliding down your forehead, your heart is thudding against your chest, and there’s an inevitable panting. Adjusting to a new exercise routine is never easy.   While you have the tools to track your Active 10 progress, finding the motivation to keep the healthy habit going...

Is it possible to lose weight while sitting at your desk? The good news is there are ways around the health challenges that we all risk facing from spending most days sitting behind a desk or the wheel of a car.   The not-so-great news is to...

Focus on brisk walking, rather than just counting steps, is the message Thriving Workplaces are encouraging residents to act on over the summer to improve their health.   Brisk walking is the chosen activity to support an estimated 3 million middle-aged adults that are physically inactive across...

It’s time to get walking this May! Not only does walking help you maintain a healthy weight and prevent health conditions, but it can also improve your mental well-being. And as if that wasn’t enough, May marks the start of National Walking Month, making it...

I’ve you’ve been involved with or following our service for any length of time then you’ve probably heard us talking about Workplace Health Champions and how important they are for a sustained workplace health and wellbeing strategy. Keep on reading to find out more about...

Mental health affects us all so it’s incredibly important to address mental health at work for those with existing issues and those at risk, but also for the workforce as a whole. This Mental Health Awareness Week we’re sharing with you five ways to support...

The most common question we are faced with when working with organisations is ‘how can we better manage mental health at work?’. Time and time again our staff survey reveals that employees would not feel comfortable discussing mental health issues with management, but we can...

Thriving workplaces has been helping employers across Norfolk since April 2017 to tackle workplace health and wellbeing from all angles. Whether it be smoking cessation or healthy eating, we have solutions to help, with the aim of making this the healthiest county to live and...

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