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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...

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...

Frauke, our Healthy Weight Practitioner shares her eating habits in a typical day at work. Check out the video below for more information and a few tips on how to eat healthily while you’re on the go.   My typical day, particularly during the week is actually...

This month on the blog we are going to be focusing on our newly up and running members only area, and some of the most valuable (we think!) resources we link to on the site. Since Mental Health is the by far the most common...

As you probably know, we are midway through Dry January, thousands of people across the country are giving up booze in a reaction to overindulgence during the festive period. But is there any benefit to giving up alcohol for just one month of the year?...

Norfolk County Council is excited to host a free Work and Health Event at The King’s Centre in Norwich on 2 February 2018 from 9.15am to 4pm and we have the pleasure of inviting you.   This free event is for businesses that would like to improve...

Thriving Workplaces is very happy to launch our new members-only online area to complement our support offer for engaged workplaces. No more endlessly searching online for workplace health initiatives, research and resources - we’ve done the hard work for you! This is a one-stop-shop for all...

The damage caused to your health by smoking is well documented,  but the damage doesn’t end there - smoking is also bad for business! Smokers take between 1 and 2.7 more sick days off per year compared to non-smokers as well as more breaks, which leads...

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